Ultrasounds in Medicine

College postgraduate medical student Carmelo Sgarlata will give the second seminar of his Practical Medical Skills series on the 22nd of April in the College lecture theatre at 6.30 pm.The poster of the series can be downloaded here.

The seminar will tackle the applications of ultrasound in Medicine and, in line with the scope of this series, it will offer both a discussion of trhe basic principles and instrumentation as well as a hands on approach. All interested students, from College and outside, are welcome to attend, especially of course all medical students of three and six year Courses.

Carmelo Sgarlata studied Medicine at Volta as an undergraduate graduating in July 2012.  He remained in residence afterward as a postgraduate medical student in Diseases of the Elderly.  He was secretary of the Volta Medical Society throughout the academic year 2013/14.

Image: A longitudinal wave depicting the progression of ultrasound from source  (from Jacaranda Physics 1 2nd Edition © John Wiley & Sons, Inc).

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