Cover of the March issue of "ELECTRONICS" in 1955 reporting Wild and Reid's work on
ultrasound diagnosis of Breast tumors.
A 15 MHz hand-held scanner was in use. Left: John Wild, Right: John Reid.
A similar setup can be seen in their first paper in 1952 in Science, "Application of Echo-Ranging Techniques
to the Determination of Structure of Biological Tissues

Ultrasonic Ranging speeds Cancer Diagnosis, ELECTRONICS 28:174-180, March 1955.

Image copyrighted McGraw-Hill Publications

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