Andrew B. Holbrook1,2, Mark Freeman3, Yoav Medan4, Kim Butts Pauly1
1Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States; 2Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States; 3Microvision, Redmond, WA, United States; 4InSightec, Tirat Carmel, Israel
Positioning of medical devices on or in the patient before an MR-guided procedure is hampered by the need to pull the patient out of the imaging system for initial placement. The purpose of this work was to demonstrate the feasibility of displaying images directly on patients from above the scanner using a laser PicoP projector. A proof of concept was performed both in vivo and a phantom on the table immediately outside a 3T magnet to demonstrate the technology. Images of each were displayed on the outer surface, allowing for easy visualization of internal anatomy on the external structure.