CT Based Definition of a Tissue Window for Acute Stroke Thrombolysis "CT-DEFINE"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- ischemic anterior circulation stroke
- last seen normal < 12 hours
- stroke severity => 3 on the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale
- multimodal CT stroke protocol performed
- informed consent obtained

Exclusion Criteria

- premorbid modified Rankin Scale score > 3
- contraindications to contrast media application
- pregnancy or breast feeding
- subacute stroke > 50 % of MCA territory
- CT evidence of non-vascular cause of stroke symptoms