Ultrasound waves

Ultrasound waves

High frequency sound waves.
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The OHRC team toured the hospital premises and learnt about the diagnostic services such as electroencephalography, psychological processes measurement, ultrasound waves system, CT and X-ray, drug addiction treatment, detoxification and alcoholism addiction treatment.
"We used ultrasound waves to sculpt a virtual optical relay lens within a given target medium, which, for example, can be biological tissue," Maysam Chamanzar, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, said.
This is because ultrasound waves can be used to compress and rarefy, or thin, whatever medium they are flowing through, which alters the speed that light travels through the medium--light travels more slowly in the compressed regions compared to the rarefied regions.
Ultrahaptics' technology projects ultrasound waves onto a user's fingertips to make it feel like they are touching and to interact with virtual objects in thin air, with no gloves or other equipment.
Eye surgery operations for white cataracts will be done at the end of the day via ultrasound waves. Free medicines will also be provided to patients at the camp.
Ultrasound Waves Offer Non-Invasive Treatment Option for Parkinson's
GFRP absorbs ultrasound waves more quickly and has a higher value of attenuation comparing to steel.
Ultrasound waves, applied to the whole brain, improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Since ultrasound waves don't pass through bone easily, this exam is most commonly performed on infants whose skulls haven't completely formed.
Focal One fuses MR and 3D biopsy data with real-time ultrasound imaging, which allows urologists to view integrated, detailed 3D images of the prostate on a large monitor and direct high intensity ultrasound waves to ablate the targeted area.

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