Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: First World Congress of Ultrasonic Diagnostics in Medicine

  • Echocardiogram: the first ultrasound picture of the moving heart

    Göran Wettrell Sweden   Figure 1. The first recorded echocardiogram from 29 October 1953. Upper panel echo from anterior chestwall (E1) to the posterior wall of the left ventricle (E2). Lower panel echo (E2) of the posterior left ventricular wall recorded at a larger scale (cm).  Image from the South Swedish Society of Medical History.…