Non-profit organization uses SGI supercomputer to model human organs

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Until now, neurosurgery has been the traditional application for image-guided surgery. But Robarts Research Institute and medical visualization software developer Atamai Inc., both of London, Ont., along with Mountain View, Calif.-based Silicon Graphics Inc., are working on a two-year project at the institute’s Virtual Augmentation and Simulation for Surgery & Therapy (VASST) lab to make image-guided surgery a reality for other types of medical procedures, such as prostate cancer therapy, breast cancer biopsy and cardiac intervention and therapy as well.
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