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Inside the human body: Seeing with ultrasound
Professor Peter Wells CBE

IPEM event Wells-3D ultrasonic scan
  • Thursday 12 June 2014, 7.00PM to 8:00pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), Fairmont House, 230 Tadcaster Road (map)

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The practice of medicine has been revolutionised by imaging – the ability to see inside the intact human body. Ultrasonic imaging is one of medicine’s principal imaging methods. Find out from one of ultrasound’s pioneers how this technique can now produce two- and three-dimensional images, often in real time, as well as information about blood flow, tissue motion and elasticity.

About the speaker:

Peter Wells is recognised internationally for his accomplishments in medical ultrasonics. His earliest work was concerned with ultrasound as a surgical tool and, since 1962, he and his colleagues have pioneered numerous techniques which have been clinically significant, many of which are in diagnostic use today. Earlier this year he was named as one of the UK’s top 10 developer scientists by the Science Council.



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