New photoacoustic platform for early detection of circulating clots to prevent stroke and other fatal thromboembolic complications (Conference Presentation)

@inproceedings{Carey2017NewPP,
  title={New photoacoustic platform for early detection of circulating clots to prevent stroke and other fatal thromboembolic complications (Conference Presentation)},
  author={Kai A. Carey},
  booktitle={BiOS},
  year={2017}
}
Nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. experience an incident of stroke each year; ~80% of these are first time occurrences and ~87% are ischemic in nature. Someone dies of a stroke every few minutes in the U.S. but despite its prevalence there have been minimal advances in the early detection and screening of thromboembolic events, especially during patient post-operative periods or in genetically predisposed individuals. Environmental or genetic factors may disrupt the balance between coagulation…