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Sonothrombolysis as a Treatment for Ischemic Stroke: A Review

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 10)

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Page : 1217-1219

Keywords : Ischemic stroke; Sonothrombolysis; Ultrasound; Thrombus;

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Stroke is the leading cause of death and disability around the world. About 54-58 % of it is ischemic stroke with varied mechanism, such as atherosclerosis, small artery occlusion, and cardio-embolization. Even though thrombolysis is one of the accepted and effective therapy for ischemic stroke, not everyone can receive it because of its time dependent nature. Ultrasound is a safe, full of benefit and potentials not only in diagnosing but also in the management of cerebrovascular diseases, especially ischemic stroke in form sonothrombolysis. .

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