Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Imaging for Cerebral Perfusion Measurement in Acute Ischemic Stroke


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- All patients with an indication for iv thrombolysis or endovascular treatment according to the current stroke guidelines of the University Hospital Bern
- Age ≥18
- Written informed consent by patient or next of kin
- Signed consent of independent physician
Exclusion Criteria
- Positive pregnancy test and breast feeding
- Acute coronary syndromes, severe ischemic heart disease (requiring revascularization), severe aortic and mitral valve disease, severe congestive heart failure (NYHA >III/IV)
- Severe pulmonary or renal dysfunction
- Known allergy or adverse reaction to contrast material