Cohort Study for Severe Ischaemic Stroke "SIS"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Aged 18 years or over
- Symptoms and signs of clinically definite acute stroke
- Time of stroke onset is known and within 30 days of admission
- CT or MRI brain scanning has reliably excluded both intracranial haemorrhage and structural brain lesions which can mimic stroke (e.g. brain tumour)

Exclusion Criteria

- Likely to be unavailable for follow-up, e.g. no fixed home address
- Refuse to give consent to participate