HBOT Global Functioning After Stroke

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- age > 18 years
- history of ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke 6-48 months confirmed by CT
- arm hemiparesis/hemiplegia
- Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment Scale 3-6
- ability to follow verbal commands

Exclusion Criteria

- women with positive pregnancy test or plans to become pregnant during the study period
- severe cognitive dysfunction (The Mini Mental State Examination <24 )
- claustrophobia
- seizure disorder
- active asthma
- severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- history of spontaneous pneumothorax
- history of severe congestive heart failure with left ventricular ejection fraction < 30%; unstable angina
- myocardial infarction (within the last 3 months)
- chronic sinusitis
- chronic acute otitis media or major ear drum trauma
- current treatment with bleomycin, cisplatin, doxorubicin and disulfiram
- participation in another investigative drug or device trial currently or within the last 30 days