Ultrasound Imaging First Used

Ultrasound in Cancer Detection
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Ultrasound imaging was used for the first time for medical diagnostics, specifically the identification of intracranial tumors, by Karl and Friederich Dussik. 1

  • 1. Shampo, M.A. and Kyle, R.A. "Karl Theodore DussikPioneer in Ultrasound." Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 70 (1995): 1136. [PUBMED]