By the multifaceted possible capabilities of the Doppler sonography there arise a numerous of application fields in many different sectors of medicine for TCD diagnostics. Plenty of scientific studies and trials about the use of TCD diagnostics for different cerebrovascular diseases has been issued....

Since intraoperative strokes are predominantly caused by embolism instead of inefficient hemodynamic circulation, the occurrence of embolic signals may lead to a change of surgical treatment and thereby help to reduce the risk of intraoperative stroke. Emboli detection becomes particularly relevant in vascular surgery, when...