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The History of Ultrasound,
which everyone must know?

As medical technology is growing every day and needs to continue to evolve and cherish, the technology used in medical Ultrasound continues to make remarkable improvements in patient outcomes. It started with studying the bat that how they use echoing and ultrasound techniques, and it has been more than two centuries since we have been closely incorporated with Ultrasound.

The Origins of Ultrasound

Ultrasound science and technologies have a long history, which started from the discovery of the echoing effect study from the bats in 1794 by physiologist Lazzaro Spallanzani. These principles still govern. Now also how medical Ultrasound and echoing modules continue to function in modern times. On the contrary Spallanzani brought owls into a lab setting and found that they cannot fly without a light source. Still, bats would freely fly around the room, and they carefully avoided wires hung from the ceiling.

Even if the bats are permanently blind, they still avoid the wires, which are an obstacle.
Spallanzani notified this because he smartly attached the bells at the end of the wire to alert the researcher. From this study, the physiologist determined that bats used their ears to navigate and travel in the environment. As a result, it was achieved by the biological sonar, which we termed echolocation.

Medical Developments which for Ultrasound

Neurologist Karl Dussik 1942 commenced the first medical use of Ultrasonic waves for medical treatment. Dusk transmitted an ultrasound beam through a human skull to try and detect brain tumors to achieve this.

Although this technology was still in its infancy for medical applications, the noninvasive diagnostic capabilities showed the tremendous possibility for the future of Ultrasound for medical imaging.

Since Dussik’s breakthrough, ultrasound technology and its many healthcare applications have continued to evolve. New ultrasound diagnostic tools and medical procedure re nements continue to happen daily. In recent years, the development of portable, small ultrasound systems has become more widespread. This technology has helped further integrate Ultrasound into more modalities and care areas that were not possible with bulky systems.

In modern times, ultrasound systems are most well known for their use in obstetrics and gynecology, particularly using Ultrasound to produce a fetal sonogram. While the first ultrasound image of a fetal head occurred around 1958, advancements and techniques progressed to what we now know as standard technologies around the 1970s.

Why Choose Advanced Ultrasound Systems?

If you need new ultrasound systems or repairs on your existing equipment, the Advanced Ultrasound Systems team is here to help. We have invested heavily in our facility and have one of the business’s most extensive new and refurbished parts, probes, and systems inventory.