Marcin Poczobutt

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The examination of pregnant women using diagnostic ultrasound has increased greatly over past decades in the United States. As sonography techniques have been altered and refined, there has been renewed interest concerning possible effects on the developing fetus, since exposures in mid-gestation occur during the sensitive period of brain development. The(More)
An ultrasound exposure tank was specifically designed for experimental bioeffects studies. Thirty-six pregnant rats were anesthetized, immersed to the axilla in a water tank, and exposed on Day 15, 17, and 19 of gestation. Twelve rats were exposed to 5.0 MHz pulsed ultrasound of effective pulse duration equal to approximately 0.170 microseconds, pulse(More)
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