Decompressive Hemicraniectomy in Intracerebral Hemorrhage "SWITCH"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) remains a devastating disease with mortality rates up to 52% at 30 days. It is a major public health problem with an annual incidence of 10-30 per 100'000 population, accounting for 2 million (10-15%) of about 15 million strokes worldwide each year. The strategy of decompressive craniectomy (DC) is beneficial in patients with malignant middle cerebral artery (MCA)...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 20 April 2018.

1 Oct 2014 30 Sep 2014 1 Dec 2019 1 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2018 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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