Ultraschall Med 2020; 41(05): 471-474
DOI: 10.1055/a-1222-2909
Editorial

Is ultrasound in pregnancy perhaps dangerous after all? A never-ending discussion for over 40 years!

Ist Ultraschall in der Schwangerschaft doch gefährlich? Eine nicht endende Diskussion seit über 40 Jahren!
E. Merz
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H. Dudwiesus

Based on the original underestimation of the damaging effects of X-ray beams, many physicians were initially skeptical of ultrasound. Because of such concerns, the question as to whether and to what extent high-frequency ultrasonic oscillations can be considered truly free of side effects began being intensively examined as early as the 1970 s.



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Publication Date:
05 October 2020 (online)

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