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Ultrasound

When a technique used in the shipping industry was first applied to seeing an unborn baby, the implications went far beyond medicine. Mark Lythgoe assesses the impact of ultrasound.

Dr Mark Lythgoe, Director of the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging, tells the untold story of medical imaging and why uncovering our inner selves changed the world.

When a technique used in the shipping industry was first applied to seeing an unborn baby, the image was fuzzy, but the implications went far beyond medicine. Mark Lythgoe asseses the wider cultural impact of foetal ultrasound and hears from one of the early pioneers that 3D imaging has changed his views on the legal abortion limit.

15 minutes

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Wed 27 Jan 2010 15:45

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