Sound 'em out

日期:2019-03-06 03:09:07 作者:段褡 阅读:

By Duncan Graham-Rowe A SYSTEM that uses sound waves to “prod” suspect lumps deep within the body could save millions of women from the trauma of a breast biopsy. The hope is that the technique, under development at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, will use ultrasound waves to distinguish malignant tumours from benign ones by measuring their elasticity. Currently, suspect lumps are found using X-ray mammograms,