Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 30, Issue 5, pp 561–565 | Cite as

GoPro Hero Cameras for Creation of a Three-Dimensional, Educational, Neurointerventional Video

  • Min S. ParkEmail author
  • Andrea Brock
  • Vance Mortimer
  • Philipp Taussky
  • William T. Couldwell
  • Edward Quigley


Neurointerventional education relies on an apprenticeship model, with the trainee observing and participating in procedures with the guidance of a mentor. While educational videos are becoming prevalent in surgical cases, there is a dearth of comparable educational material for trainees in neurointerventional programs. We sought to create a high-quality, three-dimensional video of a routine diagnostic cerebral angiogram for use as an educational tool. A diagnostic cerebral angiogram was recorded using two GoPro HERO 3+ cameras with the Dual HERO System to capture the proceduralist’s hands during the case. This video was edited with recordings from the video monitors to create a real-time three-dimensional video of both the actions of the neurointerventionalist and the resulting wire/catheter movements. The final edited video, in either two or three dimensions, can serve as another instructional tool for the training of residents and/or fellows. Additional videos can be created in a similar fashion of more complicated neurointerventional cases. The GoPro HERO 3+ camera and Dual HERO System can be used to create educational videos of neurointerventional procedures.


GoPro camera Neurointerventional Resident education Training Video 



The authors thank Kristin Kraus, MSc for her invaluable assistance with the preparation of this manuscript.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

This study was determined to be exempt from Investigational Review Board approval.

Supplementary material (72.2 mb)
Video 1 Three-dimensional diagnostic cerebral angiography educational video. (MOV 73951 kb) (71.3 mb)
Video 2 Two-dimensional diagnostic cerebral angiography educational video. (MOV 72984 kb)


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© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Min S. Park
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrea Brock
    • 1
  • Vance Mortimer
    • 1
  • Philipp Taussky
    • 1
  • William T. Couldwell
    • 1
  • Edward Quigley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences CenterUniversity of Utah Health CareSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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