We hereby cordially invite you to Oslo for the 33rd Annual SMIT Conference to be held 22nd - 24th of September 2021. The 33rd SMIT Conference will have a special focus on topics like Hybrid Operating rooms, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation in Healthcare, Minimally Invasive Therapy and Intervention, Value-based Healthcare, Robotic Surgery and Automation, Surgical Navigation and Visualization and Health Technology for Third world countries.

We anticipate that the 33rd SMIT Conference will gain interest whether you are a medical doctor or engineer from different technological disciplines. We aim to bring together doctors and engineers with a special interest in medical technology and minimally invasive therapy.

On December 14 2020 Davit L Aghayan defended his thesis Laparoscopic parenchyma-sparing surgery in the treatment of colorectal liver metastasis for the degree of PhD. The thesis comes out of Institute of Clinical Medicine at University of Oslo. The title of the trial lecture was The present and future perspectives of robotic resection in hepatobiliary surgery. Pricipal supervisor was professor Bjørn Edwin. 

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On September 23 2020 Magnus Reinsfelt Krogh the Department of Informatics defended the thesis “Combined accelerometer and gyro sensors for continuous left ventricular function monitoring" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor). The dissertation comes out  of Instiutue of Clinical Medicine at Faculty of Medicine at University of Oslo. The title of the trial lecture was "Heart team decisions in daily clinical practice".

 

On September 4 2020 Kristin Jensen at the Department of Physics defended the thesis “Iterative reconstruction in CT imaging; Image quality and radiation doses” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor). The dissertation comes out  of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at University of Oslo. The title of the trial lecture was "Radiation risk for patients and operators in interventional CT".

On June 24 2020 MD Gry Dahle at Institute of Clinical Medicine defended the thesis “The Introduction of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - Clinical, patient experience, economical and occupational hazard issues” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor). The dissertation comes out  of Instiutue of Clinical Medicine at Faculty of Medicine at University of Oslo. The title of the trial lecture was "Heart team decisions in daily clinical practice".

On March 10 2020 Hemin Ali Qadir at the Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences defended the thesis “Development of Image Processing Algorithms for the Automatic screening of Colon Cancer Based on Video Capture” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor). The dissertation comes out  of Department of informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at University of Oslo. The title of the trial lecture was "Encoder and decoder networks for medical segmentation".

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