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Basic Principles and Technology

  • W. Plies
  • M. Stief

Abstract

Ultrasound was introduced as a new tool in medical diagnosis in 1947. This technology is based on transmission of high-frequency sound waves or pressure waves through a medium. Unlike electromagnetic waves, sound waves cannot be transmitted through a vacuum or gas.

Keywords

Sound Wave Insertion Tube Radial Scanning Suction Valve Umbilical Cable 
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© Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

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  • W. Plies
  • M. Stief

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