Sonolysis in Risk Reduction of Symptomatic and Silent Brain Infarctions During Coronary Stenting


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- age 35-90 years
- sufficient temporal bone window for TCD with detectable blood flow in MCA
- independent patient (modified Rankin score 0-2)
- informed consent signed by the patient
- coronary angioplasty and stenting will be performed as an elective procedure

Exclusion Criteria

- contra-indication for MRI examination (pace-maker, implanted metal material, claustrophobia)
- emergent coronary angioplasty and stenting