Decompressive Surgery for the Treatment of Malignant Infarction of the Middle Cerebral Artery "DESTINY"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To compare the efficacy of decompressive surgery combined with conservative treatment to conservative treatment alone after malignant hemispheric ischemic cerebral infarction.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 2 May 2008.

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Trial Basics

Interventions

Sponsors

  • Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg. German ministery of Science (BMBF) and the German research coucil (DFG).

Trial Design

Prospective, randomized, open, controlled, multi-center study.

Contacts

  • Dr. Eric Jüttler University of Heidelberg Departmentz of Neurology Im Neuenheimer Feld 400 D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany Tel: +49-6221-56-38155 FAX: +49-6221-56-5461

    eric_juettler@med.uni-heidelberg.de