Edmonton is now home to Canada’s first 3D virtual heart centre, revolutionizing how doctors detect and treat complex heart conditions. Located amongst the surgical suites in the world-renowned Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, the Servier Virtual Cardiac Centre (SVCC) is an advanced visualization lab for cardiac imaging that uses high performance computers and advanced technology to
The Servier Virtual Cardiac Centre (SVCC) at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute is focused on the development of an immersive environment facility within the health care system for cardiac imaging, visualization, and cardiac surgical planning. NVIDIA CUDA Research Profile
SVCC has begun its operations at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute.
The Servier Virtual Cardiac Centre at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute is an advanced visualization lab for cardiac imaging. Hearts and blood vessels can now be analyzed in three dimensions on screen. The imaging allows for cardiac care specialists to examine all areas of a heart, both inside and out. http://globalnews.ca/news/1405517/edmonton-teams-takes-monumental-step-forward-in-cardiac-care/
Researchers at the Servier Virtual Cardiac Center (SVCC) at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute are using GPUs to build an advanced visualization lab for cardiac imagery that uses GPUs to help show the heart in three dimensions. http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2013/11/05/healthier-hearts/
Construction is due to start in 2013. We will keep you posted. In the meantime our operations are located at the Department of Radiology and at the AMMI Lab.