Rural CT Examination and Thrombolytic Treatment for Stroke (RURALCT)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03577847|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 5, 2018
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Stroke||Diagnostic Test: Rural CT scanning|
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||3 Months|
|Official Title:||Rural CT Examination and Thrombolytic Treatment for Stroke: An Observational Study of Medical and Health Economic Effects|
|Actual Study Start Date :||November 20, 2017|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 31, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 1, 2021|
Intervention group: Stroke patients investigated with rural CT scanning at HSS, Ål. Patients living in the municipalities of Hol, Ål, Gol, Hemsedal and Nes.
Diagnostic Test: Rural CT scanning
Rural computer tomography for acute stroke
Other Name: Thrombolysis
Control-group: Stroke patients with similar transportation time to hospital, but no access to rural CT scanning. Patients living in the municipalities of Nore- and Uvdal, Vang, Øystre and Vestre Slidre, Lesja, Vågå, Lom, Dovre, Skjåk and Sel.
- Thrombolytic treatment [ Time Frame: 3 months ]The proportion of patients with ischaemic stroke receiving thrombolytic treatment in percent.
- Ictus to needle time [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Time from onset of stroke symptoms (Ictus) to thrombolytic treatment (Needle).
- Functional status [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Modified Rankin Scale (mRS score 0-6). Good outcome 0-2
- Cognitive status [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA score 0-30). Good outcome 26-30
- Depression [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Geriatric depression scale (GDS score 0-30). Good outcome 0-10
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|Contact: Jorgen M Ibsen, MD||90732161 ext email@example.com|
|Contact: Christian Hall, PhDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Jorgen M Ibsen, MD||Vestre Viken Hospital Trust|