GA vs. CS for Endovascular Stroke Therapy

Not yet recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: All patients with ischemic stroke who:
- are greater than 18 years of age
- considered to be a candidate for endovascular therapy by the London Health Sciences Stroke team
- presenting within the first 8 hours after symptom onset EXCEPT THOSE for whom general anesthesia is thought to be clearly indicated or contraindicated, by the attending anesthesiologist.

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients in whom the attending anesthesiologist considered that there was a clear indication for either GA or sedation