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Clinical applications of transcranial Doppler sonography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18473988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transcranial Doppler sonography (TCD) is used to assess cerebral blood flow velocity in basal cerebral arteries and is a common tool for the diagnosis and follow-up of cerebrovascular disease. With more than 200 clinical studies using TCD published annually, indications for its use are expanding. The current article critically reviews standard and recent clinical applications for TCD including delayed vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage, sickle cell disease, atherosclerosis of cranial vessels, ischemic stroke, brain trauma, brain death, carotid artery disease, cerebral venous thrombosis, intraoperative TCD monitoring, arteriovenous malformations, cardiac shunts and preeclampsia.
Bawarjan Schatlo; Ryszard M Pluta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews on recent clinical trials     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1574-8871     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-13     Completed Date:  2008-06-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101270873     Medline TA:  Rev Recent Clin Trials     Country:  United Arab Emirates    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-57     Citation Subset:  IM    
Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / blood supply*
Contrast Media
Craniocerebral Trauma / ultrasonography*
Pre-Eclampsia / ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial*
Vascular Diseases / ultrasonography*
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