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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Brazilian Guidelines For The Application Of Transcranial Ultrasound As A Diagnostic Test For The Confirmation Of Brain Death [diretrizes Brasileiras Para O Uso Do Ultrassom Transcraniano Como Teste Diagnóstico De Confirmação De Morte Cerebral]
Author: Lange M.C.
Zetola V.H.F.
Miranda-Alves M.
Moro C.H.C.
Silvado C.E.
Rodrigues D.L.G.
di Gregorio E.G.
Silva G.S.
Oliveira-Filho J.
Perdatella M.T.A.
Pontes-Neto O.M.
Fabio S.R.C.
Avelar W.M.
de Freitas G.R.
Abstract: Neurosonological studies, specifically transcranial Doppler (TCD) and transcranial color-coded duplex (TCCD), have high level of specificity and sensitivity and they are used as complementary tests for the diagnosis of brain death (BD). A group of experts, from the Neurosonology Department of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology, created a task force to determine the criteria for the following aspects of diagnosing BD in Brazil: the reliability of TCD methodology; the reliability of TCCD methodology; neurosonology training and skills; the diagnosis of encephalic circulatory arrest; and exam documentation for BD. The results of this meeting are presented in the current paper.
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Date Issue: 2012
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