New tool uses ultrasound 'tornado' to break down blood clots

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January 24, 2023

Researchers have developed a new tool and technique that uses 'vortex ultrasound' -- a sort of ultrasonic tornado -- to break down blood clots in the brain. The new approach worked more quickly than existing techniques to eliminate clots formed in an in vitro model of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). Source: North Carolina State University/Science Daily

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