Site of arterial occlusion identified by transcranial Doppler predicts the response to intravenous thrombolysis for stroke
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial
Clinical response to thrombolysis is influenced by the site of occlusion. Patients with no detectable residual flow signals as well as those with terminal internal carotid artery occlusions are least likely to respond early or long term.