Whilst it is exciting to follow the current evolution of technology in medicine, a glance back in history to the scientific pioneers in this field is no less interesting and may help to maintain a sense of perspective as one new development appears to follow close on the heels of the last. In these pages it can only be a brief glance at three of the dramatis personae in this fascinating story, the main one being the Austrian physicist Christian Doppler, whose name has become a standard expression in noninvasive diagnostic methodlogy, but about whom so little is known as a person that a few biographical notes may not be amiss in the way of introduction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Eden
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  1. 1.EME GmbHUeberlingenFederal Republic of Germany

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