Ischaemic Stroke and Sleep Apnea in Northern Part of Finland

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 23, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 24, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Oulu

Brief Summary:
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a risk factor for ischaemic stroke. study hypothesis: In prospective study the investigators want to know how many ischaemic stroke patients have sleep apnoea and does thrombolysis play a role in severity of osa in six months follow up.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Sleep Apnoea Cerebral Palsy Device: Nasal CPAP

Detailed Description:
In prospective study the investigators include all over 18 years old patients who came to emergency room for ischaemic stroke. Exclusion criteria is not able to co-operate or need for intensive care unit.The investigators shall take 100 control patients who have ischaemic stroke and no thrombolysis and 100 study patients who will have thrombolysis. The investigators do sleep registration during hospital staying within 2 days after patients have felt ill.Follow-up registration will be done after 6 months at home.

Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 256 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 6 Months
Official Title: Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Ischaemic Stroke , a Prospective Study
Study Start Date : April 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2015

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Nasal CPAP
We want to study the nasal-cpap treatment and it`s compliance in sleep apnea patients with ischaemic stroke.
Device: Nasal CPAP
Nasal CPAP treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea

no Nasal CPAP
No nasal-cpap in sleep apnea patients with ischaemic stroke.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. cerebral palsy events and severity of osa [ Time Frame: from six months to twenty four months ]
    in prospective study outcome measure is severity of osa in 6months follow-up

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
residents of Oulu university hospital area. consecutive patient sampling

Inclusion Criteria:

  • over 18 years old patients that have cerebral palsy and are able to participate to the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no co-operation and need for intensive care unit

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01861275

Oulu university hospital,department of neurology
Oulu, northern Finland, Finland, 90029
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Oulu
Study Director: Tarja Saaresranta, Md PhD University hospital of Turku

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: University of Oulu Identifier: NCT01861275     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 36/2013
36/2013 ( Other Identifier: Oulu university hospital )
36/2013 UO ( Other Identifier: Oulu university hospital )
First Posted: May 23, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 24, 2016
Last Verified: May 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Write a paper.

Keywords provided by University of Oulu:
cerebral palsy
thrombolysis in cerebral palsy
sleep registration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Cerebral Palsy
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases