Comparative Study of Arterial Properties After an Ischaemic Stroke or an Acute Coronary Syndrome "AVC/SCA"


Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Male and female patients
- Between 40 and 70 years of age
- Who have given their written consent
- Who have presented the following between 5 and 30 days prior to inclusion:
- either an ischaemic stroke (full stroke or TIA) that has been stabilised from a neurological point of view, with no haemorrhage but with direct signs of ischaemia on the cerebral imaging (computed tomography or MRI), diagnosed during patient questioning and/or the clinical examination;
- or an ACS that has been stabilised from a cardiological point of view, with troponin elevation in at least 2 samples and/or ECG changes that indicate acute myocardial ischaemia, diagnosed during patient questioning.
- Who are affiliated to the French social security system

Exclusion Criteria

- For patients included in the ACS group
- Stroke less than 6 months ago
- Coronary bypass between the start of their hospitalisation for ACS and inclusion
- For patients included in the stroke group
- Emboligenic heart disease
- ACS less than 6 months ago
- For all patients
- Atrial fibrillation or flutter, or frequent extrasystole (more than 10/minute) upon inclusion
- History of surgery or carotid stenting
- Very reduced mobility meaning that they cannot remain standing without assistance or without using a walking stick