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Ophthalmic Ultrasonography, first edition, Arun D Singh and Brandy C Hayden
  1. Eric Sooyong Ahn
  1. Correspondence to Eric Sooyong Ahn, Cole Eye Institute (i-13), Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA; ahne{at}

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The development of ultrasonography was originally conceived as a method that would allow the detection of submerged submarines during World War I. It was not until the late 1940s that Karl Dussik applied this technology to non-invasively image the brain for tumours. Technological achievement would eventually lead to the development of A and B mode ultrasound, followed by …

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