Feasibility and Safety of NeuroFlo in Stroke Patients Receiving Tissue Plasminogen Activator (FASTFlo tPA)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 11, 2010
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Brief Summary:
To assess the safety and feasibility of using the NeuroFlo catheter to treat acute ischemic stroke patients following administration of intravenous tPA.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ischemic Stroke Device: NeuroFlo catheter Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 22 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Feasibility and Safety of NeuroFlo in Stroke Patients Receiving tPA
Study Start Date : May 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: NeuroFlo Treatment Device: NeuroFlo catheter
NeuroFlo™ catheter 45 minute treatment

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. An assessment of serious adverse events occurring in ischemic stroke patients undergoing NeuroFlo treatment. [ Time Frame: Baseline to 30 days post-treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Potential patient benefit will be assessed through collection of neurological indices. [ Time Frame: Baseline through 90 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ischemic stroke
  • NIHSS between 5-22
  • Persistent clinical deficits following administration of rt-PA

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Planned thrombectomy
  • Aortic pathology
  • Severe heart disease
  • Other conditions the doctor will assess

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01006993

Canada, Alberta
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7
Canada, Ontario
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5A5
Trillium Health Centre
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L5B 4A2
University of Erlangen
Erlangen, Germany, 91054
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: FASTFlo Steering Committee Various

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Lori Austin, CoAxia, Inc. Identifier: NCT01006993     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CD-0258
First Posted: November 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action