Head Position in Stroke Trial "HeadPoST-Pilot"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

A simplest manner to augment cerebral blood flow to irrigate the ischemic penumbra in acute ischemic stroke could be to place the patient in a 'lying flat' rather than upright head position. Given uncertainty over the balance of potential modest benefits and risks, and variability regarding the ideal head position policy for patients with acute ischemic stroke around the world, reliable randomized evidence is...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 2 December 2015.

1 Jan 2013 11 Oct 2012 1 Jul 2015 1 Oct 2015 1 Dec 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment