More great ink for Washington University in St Louis inventors Jen and Jon Silva.

In a Women Love Tech article about AR mixed and virtual reality in healthcare, the husband and wife team are featured for their development of a hologram that visualizes a patient’s heart in the operating theatre.

Jennifer Silva, MD, is a pediatric electrophysiologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her husband, Jonathan Silva, PhD, is an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Their technology is designed to provide real-time information in 3D and a direct view of internal surgical tools, such as catheters, in the operating theatre. Holograms can improve accuracy when used during minimally invasive surgery to treat arrhythmias.

Read the full story at Women Love Tech.

Watch video at BBC News.

 

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