How sound waves operate on the brain
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How sound waves operate on the brain

Doctors in London have used sound waves to successfully operate deep inside the brain.

The team at St Mary's hospital, Paddington, used MRI guided focused ultrasound to destroy tissue causing mistimed electrical signals to be sent to muscles.

Prof Wladyslaw Gedroyc, consultant radiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, explained to Fergus Walsh, how it works.

  • 09 Dec 2016