When was ultrasound discovered?

Answer In 1955, physicist Nelson Beck discovered the medical use of ultrasound, when he captured the first ultrasound image. The original discovery of high frequency sound waves occurred in the late 1790s... Read More »

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When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

The original inhabitants of the islands of Fiji came from Melanesia some 3,500 years ago. Dutch explorer Abel Janzsoon Tasman sighted the northeast islands of Fiji in 1643. British Captain James Co... Read More »

When can you see a fetus on an ultrasound?

A fetus is generally able to be seen on an ultrasound 6½ weeks after the mother's last menstrual period, not to be confused with 6½ weeks after conception. An ultrasound is usually performed to c... Read More »

When can you perform a 3D or 4D ultrasound?

Three-D and 4D ultrasounds take images of a fetus in utero from every angle and put them together to create a composite image--and, in the case of 4D, a moving image complete with sound. This proce... Read More »

When was the 4D ultrasound invented?

The 4D ultrasound scanner was first introduced near the end of 2001. The device was developed by GE Medical Systems and was exclusive to their Volusion 730 systems, both Expert and Pro models.Sourc... Read More »