Do bubble characteristics affect recanalization in stroke patients treated with microbubble-enhanced sonothrombolysis?

@article{Rubiera2008DoBC,
  title={Do bubble characteristics affect recanalization in stroke patients treated with microbubble-enhanced sonothrombolysis?},
  author={Marta Men{\'e}ndez Rubiera and Marc Ribo and R Delgado-Mederos and Estevo Santamarina and Olga Maisterra and Pilar Delgado and J Montaner and Jos{\'e} Alvarez-Sab{\'i}n and Carlos Alegret Molina},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={
          1573-7
        }
}
Administration of microbubbles (MB) may augment the effect of ultrasound-enhanced systemic thrombolysis in acute stroke. Bubble structural characteristics may influence the effect of MB on sonothrombolysis. We aimed to compare the effects of galactose-based air-filled MB (Levovist) and sulphur hexafluoride-filled MB (Sonovue) on recanalization and clinical outcome. One hundred thirty-eight i.v. recombinant tissue plasminogen activator-(tPA-) treated patients with middle cerebral artery (MCA… CONTINUE READING
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