Embolic Strokes of Undetermined Source


  • เจษฎา เขียนดวงจันทร์ ภาควิชาอายุรศาสตร์ คณะแพทยศาสตร์ โรงพยาบามรามาธิบดี มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล


Embolic Strokes of Undetermined Source, Cryptogenic stroke


Embolic Strokes of Undetermined Source (ESUS) is a nonlacunar strokes without an identified cardioembolic source, occlusive atherosclerosis and no other specific cause of stroke. The causes of ESUS should be excluded by precordial echocardiography, cardiac monitoring over 24 h and vascular imaging of both the extracranial and intracranial arteries supplying the area of brain ischemia. Currently, there is no specific treatment guideline for ESUS. However, the ongoing large randomized controlled trials are performed for confirm the benefit of anticoagulant in secondary stroke prevention in these patients.


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เขียนดวงจันทร์ เ. Embolic Strokes of Undetermined Source. J Thai Stroke Soc [Internet]. 2019 Feb. 13 [cited 2024 Jun. 26];16(1):16-22. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jtss/article/view/172085



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