Snapshots from medical technology

Image: An ultrasound scanner, which is connected to a smartphone ; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
In the halls of MEDICA you will find everything about imaging.

Video: Cardiology – viewing the beating heart in real-time

To examine the heart with a magnetic resonance imaging system, patients need to hold their breath. Only this way, physicians can get clear pictures. The University Medical Center of Göttingen, Germany, has now succeeded to take pictures of the heart in real-time.

Events during MEDICA


Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Tuesday, the second day of the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE, addresses Imaging and Interventional Procedures such as magnetic resonance tomography, sonography and interventional stroke treatment. These procedures fi nd application throughout medicine in diagnostics and therapy and are important elements of daily outpatient and inpatient clinical patient care.

The conference takes place in the CCD South.

Image: Prof. Dr. Joachim Lotz - Copyright: Herzzentrum Göttingen

Acquisitions in Cardiac Imaging – State of the art and beyond

Prof. Dr. Joachim Lotz
Tuesday, 15 Novemer
9.00-10.30 a.m., Room 17
Image: Prof. Dr. Nico Karssemeijer - Copyright: private

Breast Imaging – An interdisciplinary Challenge

Prof. Dr. Nico Karssemeijer
Tuesday, 15 November
10.40 a.m. - 12.00 p.m., Room 16
Image: Prof. Dr. Wolfram Voelker - Copyright: private

Hands-on: Acute vascular interventions – technical challenges I

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Voelker
Tuesday, 15 November
12.30-2.00 p.m., Room 16

Further courses at the MEC

Monday, 14 November 2016

  • Prof. Dr. Tobias Keck, "Live-in-the-box: Extreme laparoscopy – how is technology helping?", 12.30-2.00 p.m., Room 17

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Köhrmann,"Stroke – diagnosis and interventional therapy", 9.00-10.30 a.m., Room 16
  • Prof. Dr. Hendrik Treede, "Innovation and developments in the treatment of cardiac valve disease with live-in-the-box cases: How will we do it?", 12.30-2.00 p.m., Room 17
  • Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Kübler, "Robotics in the clinical context –research and application", 2.10-3.30 p.m., Room 17
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfram Voelker, "Hands-on: Acute vascular interventions –technical challenges II", 2.10-3.30 p.m., Room 16

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

  • Prof. Dr. Markus Luster, "The role of functional imaging and therapy forendocrine tumors. State of the art and beyond", 9.00-10.30 a.m., Room 17
  • Prof. Dr. Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann, "Peripheral vascular disease –diagnosis and interventional treatment", 10.40 a.m. - 12.00 p.m., Room 17
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Götz,"Innovative engineering in gastroenterology", 2.10-3.30 p.m., Room 17

Related articles and videos from the editorial team of

Video: Ultrasound - Better examinations thanks to augmented reality

Imaging today has many different facets. 2D, 3D, and 4D imaging help to gain a better understanding of the patient's body. But using this technology, physicians receive more and more information they need to interpret.

Impressions from imaging - photo gallery

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Image: A woman holds an ultrasound transduer in her hand, that is connected to a smarphone. The ultrasound image can be seen on the smartphone; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: A man places a ultrasound transducer on the stomach of a pregnant woman. The ultrasound images can be seen on a screen; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: A man explains and uses the software of an ultrasound unit; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: The control element of a ultrasound unit; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: An exhibitor explains the contorl of an ultrasound unit to a visitor of the MEDICA; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: An exibitor explains the software of an x-ray unit to a visitor of the MEDICA. She points on a screen; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf