Jessica Permatasari Ernest, Andry Gonius
Abstract: 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..
Keywords: Ischemic stroke, Sonothrombolysis, Ultrasound, Thrombus