Ultrasound bio-effects and safety considerations.

  • Gail ter Haar
  • Published 2015 in Frontiers of neurology and neuroscience


The responsibility for safe ultrasound applications has been devolved to the user with the introduction of displayed safety indices on the scanner screen. It is therefore essential that the mechanisms of interaction of the ultrasound beam with the tissue being interrogated are properly understood and that the potential biological effects are determined. 
DOI: 10.1159/000366233