Granulocyte-colony Stimulating Factor for Stem Cells Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke "STEMTHER"


Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age between 40 to 70 years old
- CT/MRI confirmed ischemic stroke in carotid area during 48 hours after the onset of clinical signs
- Level of conscious lower than 15 and higher than 8 points by the Glasgow Coma Scale
- Acute extremity paresis lower than 4 points by Medical Research Consul scale

Exclusion Criteria

- Premorbid dependency (modified Rankin Scale > 0)
- Intracerebral hemorrhage
- Transitory ischemic attack
- Patients with previous stroke
- Any disorders, that can affect interpretation of results (e.g. psychiatric or movement disorders)
- Hematological diseases
- Coagulopathy
- Malignancy
- Pregnancy and lactation
- Organ dysfunction that would preclude tests required for this study
- Known allergic reaction to G-CSF or a component of G-CSF
- Patients that have received a cytokine within the last 1 month or are currently receiving a cytokine treatment