0 Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a physics professor, discovered x-rays in 1895. The discovery revolutionized the practice of medicine very quickly. The first x-ray images showed only the hard structures of the body like bones. As the technology and science improved, soft tissues like the stomach and lungs could be seen as well.
0 Dr. Saul Tamarkin began his radiology practice in Youngstown in 1930 after two years of post-doctorate study at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In this interview, he talks about the x-ray department at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital at that time and how it expanded quickly.
0 In this interview, Dr. Tamarkin explains that type of x-ray images that were common when he started working in 1930 and how the technology has progressed.