Differential Metabolic Signature of Stroke Patients Undergoing Thrombolysis "DETECT"

Not yet recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria (stroke patients):
- Be aged 18 years or over
- Present at Addenbrooke's Hospital A&E with a stroke (ischaemic stroke)
- Time of onset of confirmed stroke symptoms within 4 hours of arrival in ED
- Be eligible for thrombolysis
- Provide informed consent either prior to thrombolysis or after the initial emergency; or personal or nominated consultee declaration following the emergency
Inclusion Criteria (healthy volunteers):
- Be aged 18 years or over
- Provide informed consent
- Be healthy as determined by clinical history and examination by the investigator, a brief physical examination must be unremarkable.
Exclusion Criteria (stroke patients):
- Patients qualifying for thrombolysis but who do not give consent
- Patients under the age of 18
- Patients who are currently actively involved with another clinical trial (including observational studies)
Exclusion Criteria (healthy volunteers):
- Unable to provide informed written consent
- Participants under the age of 18
- Participants who are currently actively involved with another clinical trial (including observational studies)
- Any medical history or clinically relevant abnormality (from medical notes) that is deemed by the principal investigator and/or suitably qualified delegate to make the subject ineligible for inclusion