Double-blind Randomized Trial of Intravenous Glycerol in Acute Stroke


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Elderly, acute cerebral infarction within 48 hours of onset.

Exclusion Criteria

Probable brain stem stroke, TIA, deficit from previous strokes, recent myocardial infarction, diabetes, or serious cardiac, renal or hepatic failure. Patients were also excluded if death was imminent or if other acute stroke drugs were likely to benefit them.