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Trial record 17 of 7864 for:    "Stroke"

Follow-up Pilot Study After a First Stroke

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00976001
First Posted: September 14, 2009
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2009
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Information provided by:
Skaraborg Hospital
  Purpose
This is a randomized follow-up study after discharge from a stroke unit after a first stroke. The patients are randomized either to follow-up at a special out-patient stroke unit or with their general practitioners. The hypothesis is that follow-up with specialists is superior to follow-up with general practitioners. Endpoints are mortality, recurrent stroke and handicap measured with different scales.

Condition Intervention
Stroke Other: Information, further rehabilitation, additional drugs to prevent recurrent stroke Other: As the general practitioner wants to do

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Open, Randomized Follow-up Pilot Study After a First Stroke

Further study details as provided by Skaraborg Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Total mortality [ Time Frame: 3.5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrent stroke [ Time Frame: 3.5 years ]

Enrollment: 163
Study Start Date: March 2003
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Follow-up at an out-patient stroke unit
Information, measurement of handicap, further rehabilitation efforts, drug therapy for secondary prevention of stroke.
Other: Information, further rehabilitation, additional drugs to prevent recurrent stroke
Follow-up with the general practitioner Other: As the general practitioner wants to do

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 84 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • first stroke (ischemic or hemorrhagic)
  • age below 85 years
  • living at home before the stroke

Exclusion Criteria:

  • modified Rankin scale 5 points
  • other severe disease
  • expected survival less than one year
  • severe dementia
  • drug or alcohol abuse
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00976001


Locations
Sweden
Stroke unit, Department of Medicine, Lidkoeping hospital
Lidkoping, Sweden, SE-531 85
Sponsors and Collaborators
Skaraborg Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lennart Welin, Department of Medicine, Lidkoeping Hospital, SE-531 85 Lidkoeping, Sweden
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00976001     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VGSKAS-2300
First Submitted: September 11, 2009
First Posted: September 14, 2009
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by Skaraborg Hospital:
Follow-up after stroke

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases