• Ultrasound Stickers Look Inside the Body

    3 days ago - By IEEE Spectrum

    A wearable ultrasound sticker roughly the size of a postage stamp could help enable continuous medical imaging of internal organs for patients on the move, a new study finds.
    Ultrasound imaging is one of the most common medical tools for scanning inside the body in a safe, noninvasive manner. Currently, to image with ultrasound, first a liquid gel is applied to a patient's skin that helps transmit ultrasound waves. Then an ultrasound probe, or transducer, is pressed against the gel. Continuous long-term ultrasound imaging could help shed light on potentially vital changes in a patient's...
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