Ultrasound Surgery, Healing Without Cuts

In this fascinating TEDMED talk “Ultrasound surgery — healing without cuts,” surgeon Yoav Medan discusses the use of focused ultrasound and MRI to perform surgery completely non-invasively. The system could be used for a variety of medical uses, from brain surgery to cancer treatment, thought at present most applications are still being investigated. Dr. Medan works for Insightec, an Israeli developer of focused ultrasound surgical systems.

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Written by EDW Lynch

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