iCool (induction of Cooling) Pilot: A randomized trial comparing 3 methods for rapid induction of therapeutic hypothermia in stroke patients "iCool Pilot"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To evaluate 3 induction techniques in stroke patients with regard to speed of brain cooling, feasibility and safety: (1) Cold infusions, (2) RhinoChill device (BeneChill, USA) and (3) Sovika cooling helmet (HVM Medical, Germany).

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 15 December 2010.

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Trial Basics

Interventions

Sponsors

  • none

Trial Design

Prospective, open, randomized, single-centre study (n=30).

Contacts

  • Center of clinical Neurosciences Heidelberg University INF 400 69120 Heidelberg Germany

    sven.poli@med.uni-heidelberg.de