Physics of Echocardiography

History Of Ultrasound Imaging

  • 1760 Abbe Lazzaro Spallanzani – Father of Ultrasound.
  • 1912 First Practical application for rather unsuccessful search for Titanic.
  • 1942 First used as diagnostic tool for localizing brain tumors
  • 1953 First reflected Ultrasound to examine the heart.
  • 1970 Origin of TEE

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