Radiology & Imaging

Scientists develop multi-frequency ultrasonic endoscope

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) plays a vital role in the development of novel treatment and diagnostic methods of gastrointestinal diseases. The ultrasonic transducer is an essential component, whose working frequency determines ...

Neuroscience

Ultrasound in the treatment of brain diseases

Ultrasound is not only used as an imaging technique but targeted pulses of ultrasound can be used as a highly accurate treatment for a range of brain diseases, for which there were previously only limited treatment options. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI now sees and hears COVID in your lungs

For Dr. Mary-Anne Hartley, a medical doctor and researcher in EPFL's intelligent Global Health group (iGH), 2020 has been relentless. "It's not a relaxing time to study infectious diseases," she explained.

Biomedical technology

Video: The brain during a heart attack

State-of-the-art photoacoustic microscopy (imaging using the heat given off by lasers) shows the blood flow in a mouse brain before, during, and after cardiac arrest, showing the drastic change in the brain's blood flow when ...

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