Developments in the field of imaging have given scientists unparalleled access to hitherto hidden worlds. At Yale School of Medicine, research is making good use of these new capabilities.
Minimally invasive surgical procedures have given doctors a powerful tool to cure a variety of conditions without endangering patient health unnecessarily. Ultrasound has played an important role in that development.
Arrival of the CT scanner at Yale
Since the discovery of X-rays in the 19th century, new imaging technologies have helped physicians peer into the causes of disease and provide better clinical care.
Relocating 91 laboratories, a magnetic resonance center and the medical school’s teaching facilities across Congress Avenue is like putting together the biggest 3D puzzle ever.