Effect of External Counter Pulsation on Ischemic Stroke

Not yet recruiting

Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Clinical diagnosis of ischemic stroke
- Exclusion cerebral hemorrhage after CT scan
- NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS)≥4
- Modified Rankin Scale (mRS) 0-1
- Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- Obvious aortic insufficiency;
- Aortic aneurysm or aortic dissection;
- Coronary fistula or severe coronary aneurysm;
- Not controlled bleeding disease with INR>2.0 ;
- Symptomatic Congestive heart failure
- Valvular heart disease, congenital heart diseases, cardiomyopathies
- Cerebral hemorrhage within six months;
- Uncontrolled hypertension, defined as SBP≥180mmHg or DBP≥110mmHg;
- Lower limb infection;
- Deep venous thrombosis;
- Progressive malignancies or diseases with poor prognosis