Assess the Penumbra System in the Treatment of Acute Stroke "THERAPY"

Active, not recruiting

Phase 4 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this trial is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the Penumbra System as an adjunctive treatment to intravenous (IV) recombinant human tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA)in patients with acute ischemic stroke from large vessel occlusion in the brain. IV rtPA is the only drug approved for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke but it does not work very well in cases where the stroke is caused...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 26 September 2016.

1 May 2012 2 Sep 2011 1 Oct 2016 1 Dec 2016 1 Sep 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment