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Table 1 Indications for transcranial ultrasonography and Doppler

From: Point-of-care transcranial Doppler by intensivists

Indication
Midline shift
Vasospasm (post-subarachnoid hemorrhage)
Intra-cranial pressure (ICP)
Cerebral circulatory arrest (brain death)
Stenosis
Occlusion/stroke
Micro-emboli (transient ischemic attack or stroke)
Right-to-left shunts (paradoxical emboli)
Sickle cell hyperemia versus stenosis
Intra-cranial hemorrhage detection and monitoring
Cerebral motor vasoactivity
A–V malformation assessments
Syncope or positional vertigo