Science Lab

Science Lab

Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!
Spinal arterio-venous fistulas may require surgical treatment. Picture copyright: Cavan-Images, Shutterstock

Neurosurgical Treatment of Spinal Arterio-Venous Fistulas

Learn about the neurosurgical treatment of spinal arterio-venous fistulas, including classification, epidemiology and surgical approaches.
Skull base tumor removal. Image courtesy of Prof. Pierre-Hugues Roche.

Skull Base Neurosurgery: Epidural Lateral Approaches

Surgery of skull base tumors and diseases, such as cavernomas, epidermoid cysts, meningiomas and schwannomas, can be quite complex. During the Leica 2021 Neurovisualization Summit, a unique event…
Analysis of an aneurysm with Virtual Reality. Image courtesy of Prof. Raphael Guzman.

Digitalization in Neurosurgical Planning and Procedures

The neurosurgical operating room is increasingly digital, with multiple sources of data providing surgeons with valuable information. The surgical microscope can play the role of a central hub,…
Brain tumor surgical planning leveraging Augmented Reality. Image courtesy of Prof. Philippe Bijlenga.

Augmented Reality Assisted Navigation in Neuro-Oncological Surgery

In neuro-oncological surgery, new technologies such as Augmented Reality are helping to improve surgical precision enabling a precise trajectory, conformational resection, the absence of collateral…
Visualization of an AVM with the Leica FL560 fluorescein fluorescence module

Benefits of Fluorescence in Vascular Neurosurgery

Fluorescein and ICG fluorescence videoangiography have transformed the experience of vascular neurosurgeons, providing an intraoperative view with enriched information. During the Leica 2021…
GLOW800 Augmented Reality fluorescence in Moyamoya disease treatment

How AR Helps in the Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease

Moyamoya disease is a rare chronic occlusive cerebrovascular disorder characterized by progressive stenosis in the terminal portion of the internal carotid artery and an abnormal vascular network at…

Optimal Visualization in Brain Surgery

This case study “Treatment of the Galassi type III arachnoid cyst with the M530 OHX surgical microscope from Leica Microsystems” documents the procedure step by step and shows the visualization…

How to use a Surgical Microscope as an Operating Room Nurse

Surgical microscopes play an essential role in the modern microsurgery procedures. It provides the surgeon, assistant and operating room staff with a magnified and illuminated high-quality image of…

How to Improve Hospital Reputation: Boosting Your Brand with AR

More and more hospitals are working on bringing their brand to life. In a changing and challenging environment, strong brands have the potential to effectively position and differentiate hospitals. …
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