Charlottesville’s Focused Ultrasound Center

Doctors at the Focused Ultrasound Center in Charlottesville have completed a clinical trial using a new form of surgery – one that requires no scalpels and causes no bleeding or scars. Instead, they used sound waves to destroy problem-areas in the brains of people who suffered from tremors in their  hands. Now, they’re looking at other ways to use this hi-tech treatment as Sandy Hausman reports.

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