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

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
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.


05. Oktober 2020 (online)

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