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Potentiating intra-arterial sonothrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke by the addition of the ultrasound contrast agents (Optison™ and SonoVue®)

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Transcranial ultrasound in combination with intravenously administered ultrasound contrast agents (UCA) in the presence or absence of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) has been widely evaluated as a new modality for treatment of ischemic stroke. Despite the successful demonstration of accelerated clot lysis there are inherent limitations associated with this modality such as inconsistency in temporal window thickness and/or potential serious cardiopulmonary reactions to intrave...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11239-010-0483-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6394-5667
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
1
Pages:
71-84
Publication date:
2010-05-15
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EISSN:
1573-742X
ISSN:
0929-5305
Pmid:
20473551
Source identifiers:
430573
Language:
English
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2018-11-12

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