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I’m not sure if you have heard about the Ted talks, free lectures on every topic under the sun by industry experts. You could go to “school” all day long and broaden your horizons.  In this Ted talk, Yoav Medan talks about the use of ultrasound technology and MRI to perform surgery without cutting into the skin, it creates a lesion through the combined workings of ultrasound and MRI. So fascinating the applications are endless. Maybe it could be used for delicate foot surgery or used for ulcers? Something to think about..in this talk there is discussion about the application being used for Parkinsons, uterine fibroids and cancer.

Imagine having a surgery with no knives involved. At TEDMED, surgeon 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.