Bayraktutan Dunhill Medical Trust EPC Study

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Participants with Stroke:
Patients with anterior circulation IS and aged 65 years or older. Independence prior to stroke (mRS<3). Ability to give informed consent (directly or via consultee).
- Age Matched Controls (Healthy Volunteers) Individuals aged 65 years or above. No previous history of stroke. Ability to give consent to take part in the study.
- Young Healthy Volunteers Individuals aged between 18 to 64 years of age. No previous history of stroke. Ability to give consent to take part in the study.

Exclusion Criteria

- Participants with Stroke:
Patients with posterior circulation IS and aged below 65 years of age. Patients with recent recurrent IS. Patients with transient ischaemic attack or IS within the last 3 months. Patients with primary intracerebral haemorrhage.
- Age Matched Controls (Healthy Volunteers) Individuals aged below 65 years of age. Previous history of stroke.
- Young Healthy Volunteers (18-64):
Individuals aged below 18 years or are 65 years of age or above. Previous history of stroke.