Medically reviewed by Gabor Winkler, M.D.
Submarine Sonar. Burglar alarms. Jewelry cleaning. And diagnosing problems in your heart and blood vessels. All these uses put sound waves to work. You’re not likely to be a submariner. Hopefully, you’re not a burglar. Probably, not a jeweler. So, we’ll focus on the uses of sound in diagnosing heart and blood vessel problems.