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Stroke Telemedicine for Arizona Rural Residents Trial (STARR)

This study has been completed.
Arizona Department of Health Services
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: January 26, 2009
Last updated: November 23, 2015
Last verified: November 2015
The STARR network registry consists of a 4 spoke 1 hub system. Which will consist of prospective collection, recording, and regular analysis of telestroke patient consultation and care data for the purpose of quality measure assessment and improvement and benchmarking against other national and international telestroke programs.

Condition Intervention
Stroke Cerebral Infarction Vascular Diseases Brain Ischemia Brain Infarction Brain Diseases Cerebrovascular Disorders Other: Telemedicine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Stroke Telemedicine for Arizona Rural Residents Trial

Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the numbers of patients who receive thrombolytics and the time to treatment in patients evaluated by telemedicine [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the functional outcomes of acute stroke subjects by Barthel index and Modified Rankin Scale [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
  • To assess the rate of intracranial hemorrhage post thrombolysis [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Enrollment: 447
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Telemedicine Other: Telemedicine
Two way site independent audio/video telemedicine system with DICOM.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 120 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients presenting to Rural Emergency Department within 12 hours of acute stroke symptom onset.
  • Written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unlikely to complete study through 90-day follow-up.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00829361

United States, Arizona
Mayo Clinic Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85054
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Arizona Department of Health Services
Principal Investigator: Bart M. Demerschalk, M.D. Mayo Clinic
Principal Investigator: Bentley J. Bobrow, M.D. Mayo Clinic
Study Director: Dwight D Channer, MS Mayo Clinic
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT00829361     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-005156
Study First Received: January 26, 2009
Last Updated: November 23, 2015

Keywords provided by Mayo Clinic:
Acute stroke
Cerebral Infarction
Vascular diseases
brain ischemia
brain infarction
brain diseases
cerebrovascular disorders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cerebral Infarction
Brain Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Ischemia
Brain Infarction
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
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