Beta Blockers In Acute Ischemic Stroke "BIAS"


Phase 2/3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Symptom onset within 18 hours
- Acute ischemic MCA-territory stroke
- Patients with suspected stroke in MCA-territory and a) NIHSS > 3 or b) imaging evidence of MCA-infarction

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients already receiving beta-blockers
- Anti-arrhythmic, antiinfectious, antiinflammatory or immunosuppressive therapy
- Patients with a major heart disease, hypotension, bradycardia or any contraindication to the use of Propranolol