Beacon signal in transcranial color coded ultrasound: A sign for brain death


TOPÇUOĞLU M. A. , ARSAVA E. M.

Turk Beyin Damar Hastaliklar Dergisi, vol.20, no.1, pp.36-37, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tbdhd.2014.91885
  • Title of Journal : Turk Beyin Damar Hastaliklar Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-37
  • Keywords: Beacon, Brain death, Color-coded, Doppler

Abstract

A widely under-recognized brain-death confirming transcranial ultrasonography pattern resembling the red-blue beacon signal was demonstrated. Familiarity to this distinct and characteristic ultrasonic pattern seems to be important in the perspective of point-of-care neurological ultrasound use and knobology.