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Trial record 12 of 411 for:    Transient Ischemic Attack

Smoking Cessation Intervention After Stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by Odense University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00228098
First Posted: September 28, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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Collaborators:
Danish Heart Foundation
Hjernesagen
Funen County
Information provided by:
Odense University Hospital
  Purpose

Patients with stroke or transient ischemic attach should receive advise on smoking cessation. It is however unknown if an intensive smoking cessation program is better than ordinary advise on smoking cessation during hospitalisation for stroke or transient ischemic attack.

The aim of the study was to assess if an intensive smoking cessation program made more patients stop smoking after stroke or transient ischemic attack.


Condition Intervention
Stroke Transient Ischemic Attack Behavioral: Smoking cessation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Smoking Cessation Intervention After Stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack. A Randomised Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by Odense University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Smoking cessation rate

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: February 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:

Patients with stroke or transient ischemic attach should receive advise on smoking cessation. It is however unknown if an intensive smoking cessation program is better than ordinary advise on smoking cessation during hospitalisation for stroke or transient ischemic attack.

The aim of the study was to assess if an intensive smoking cessation program made more patients stop smoking after stroke or transient ischemic attack.

Patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack are admitted to the department of neurology at Odense University hospital. Patient who are smokers on admission and age < 76 years, inhabitants in Funen County and with symptoms developed before admission will be offered participation in the study unless they have severe stroke, stroke more than 3 weeks before admission, other severe disease or unable to participate.

Study participants will be randomised to either usual short advise on smoking cessation or an intensive smoking cessation program. All participants will be followed-up for 6 months with regard to smoking habits.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 76 years
  • Inhabitant in Funen County
  • Acute stroke or transient ischemic attack
  • Symptoms with onset before admission
  • Current smoker on admission

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe stroke
  • Current stroke onset more than 3 weeks before admission
  • Other severe disease
  • Unable to participate
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00228098


Locations
Denmark
Department of Neurology Recruiting
Odense, Funen, Denmark, 5000 C
Contact: Søren Bak, MD, PhD.       bak@hunderupnet.dk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Odense University Hospital
Danish Heart Foundation
Hjernesagen
Funen County
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Søren Bak, MD, PhD Department of Neurology, Odense University Hospital. 5000 Odense C. Denmark
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00228098     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VF 20040136
First Submitted: September 26, 2005
First Posted: September 28, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ischemia
Ischemic Attack, Transient
Brain Ischemia
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes