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Moriz Herzberg, Sandra Boy, Thilo Hölscher, Michael Ertl, Markus Zimmermann, Karl-Peter Ittner, Josef Pemmerl, Hendrik Pels, Ulrich Bogdahn, Felix Schlachetzki
BACKGROUND: Transcranial color-coded sonography (TCCS) has proved to be a fast and reliable tool for the detection of middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusions in a hospital setting. In this feasibility study on prehospital sonography, our aim was to investigate the accuracy of TCCS for neurovascular emergency diagnostics when performed in a prehospital setting using mobile ultrasound equipment as part of a neurological examination. METHODS: Following a '911 stroke code' call, stroke neurologists experienced in TCCS rendezvoused with the paramedic team...
February 27, 2014: Critical Ultrasound Journal
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