Technology of Ultrasound-Guided Therapy

  • Jeff Stoll


The first published medical use of ultrasound was in 1942 when Dr. Karl Dussik measured transmission attenuation through the head to diagnose brain tumors. Twenty years later, Berlyne was the first to use ultrasound to guide a needle, in this case for renal biopsies. Since then, ultrasound has grown into the multidimensional, multimodality technology of today, used daily for image-guided therapies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of UltrasoundSiemens HealthcareMountain ViewUSA

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