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:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Patrick Schramm, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01069276
First received: February 16, 2010
Last updated: June 12, 2012
Last verified: June 2012
  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 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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

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

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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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Locations
Germany
University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Mainz, Germany, 55131
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Patrick Schramm, MD, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01069276     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 837.041.08, 6038
Study First Received: February 16, 2010
Last Updated: June 12, 2012
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz:
Stroke
prehospital ultrasound

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

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