From Movies to Medicine

4 min
Martin Lindner
Published on August 7, 2018
From Movies to Medicine

Arnaud Van Linden, MDSenior Physician, Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiac Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany

The photorealistic representation is closer to the real-life surgical view than other imaging representation methods.

Cinematic rendering provides the potential to plan minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB) surgery effectively and safely.


Christian Krautz, MDVisceral Surgeon, Clinic for Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Germany


Elliot Fishman, MDDirector of Diagnostic Imaging and Body CT, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


By Martin Lindner

Martin Lindneris is an award-winning science writer based in Berlin, Germany. After completing his medical studies and a doctoral thesis in the history of medicine, he went into journalism. His articles have appeared in many major German and Swiss newspapers and magazines.