International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Medical Science | Indonesia | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020 | Rating: 6.3 / 10

Sonothrombolysis as a Treatment for Ischemic Stroke: A Review

Jessica Permatasari Ernest | Andry Gonius [2]

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

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,

Pages: 1217 - 1219

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