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Prehospital Transcranial Duplex in Patients With Acute Stroke

This study has been terminated.
(Changes in preclinical treatment of stroke patients, no more emergency physician will met this patients)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01069276
First Posted: February 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Patrick Schramm, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  Purpose
The aim of the study is to investigate patients with acute stroke prehospital with transcranial duplex ultrasound to detect an infarct of the middle cerebral artery.

Condition Intervention
Stroke Other: No intervention in this study

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prehospital Transcranial Duplex in Patients With Acute Stroke

Further study details as provided by Patrick Schramm, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prehospital detection of an infarction of the middle cerebral artery in patients with acute stroke [ Time Frame: 5 Minutes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: September 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients with clinical signs of stroke
Patients with clinical signs of stroke
Other: No intervention in this study
No intervention in this study

Detailed Description:
The investigation of the patients will be done by an anaesthesiologist who is part of the prehospital medical treatment in Germany. The main question is, wether a non neurologist can detect an infarction of the middle cerebral artery in a short time an lead the patient to the indicated clinic.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with clinical signs of acute stroke in the teritorial of the middle cerebral artery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical signs of acute stroke
  • possibility of TCD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute interventions for vital signs required
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01069276


Locations
Germany
University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Mainz, Germany, 55131
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  More Information

Responsible Party: Patrick Schramm, MD, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01069276     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 837.041.08
6038 ( Registry Identifier: local ethic comitee )
First Submitted: February 16, 2010
First Posted: February 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Patrick Schramm, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz:
Stroke
prehospital ultrasound

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