Long-term ambulatory monitoring for cerebral emboli using transcranial Doppler ultrasound.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Transcranial Doppler (TCD) monitoring for asymptomatic cerebral emboli is currently limited to short recordings by equipment size, restricting its clinical usefulness. We have developed a first ambulatory TCD system, evaluated it in at-risk patient groups, and used it to study the pattern of embolization in patients with symptomatic… (More)

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