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Detection of Cerebral Microemboli

  • Fridon Todua
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
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Abstract

Because cerebral embolism from arterial and cardiac sources may account for as many as 30–60% of all strokes, the detection of microemboli could be of great importance for the identification of patients who are at high risk for cerebral embolism (Siebler et al. 1994a; American Heart Association 2016; Siebler et al. 1995; Cerebral Embolism Task Force 1989).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fridon Todua
    • 1
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNational Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, I. Javakhishili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyProgramme of Caucasus UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  3. 3.Department of Ultrasound DiagnosticsNational Medical Academy of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical MedicineTbilisiGeorgia

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