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Yoav Medan:
Ultrasound surgery — healing without cuts

TEDMED 2011 · 16:13 · Filmed Oct 2011
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Yoav Medan: Ultrasound surgery — healing without cuts
16:13 · Filmed October 2011 at TEDMED 2011 · Subtitles available in 31 languages

Imagine having a surgery with no knives involved. At TEDMED, Yoav Medan shares a technique that uses MRI to find trouble spots and focused ultrasound to treat such issues as brain lesions, uterine fibroids and several kinds of cancerous growths.

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With his team, Yoav Medan is developing a tool for incision-less surgery via focused ultrasound. Full bio
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