Role of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound for Emboli Detection in Acute Ischemic Stroke

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  • พงศธร เรืองรองหิรัญญา

Keywords:

cerebral embolism, transcranial Doppler ultrasound, ischemic stroke

Abstract

Cerebral embolism is one of common of ischemic stroke causes. Transcranial Doppler ultrasound can be used to detect cerebral embolism and help clinician to investigate other cause of stroke, apart from that transcranial Doppler ultrasound can be used to follow up intravenous thrombolysis and antithrombotic treatment in acute ischemic stroke patient.

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2019-12-23

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เรืองรองหิรัญญา พ. Role of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound for Emboli Detection in Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Thai Stroke Soc [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 23 [cited 2024 Jun. 22];18(3):37. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jtss/article/view/211375