Heparin in Acute Embolic Stroke Trial "HAEST"


Phase 3 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Acute ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation within 30 hours of stroke onset. Aged 18 years or older.

Exclusion Criteria

Clear indication for anticoagulant therapy or a clear contraindication for antithrombotic therapy, Scandinavian Stroke Scale score below 8, serious persistent hypertension on repeated measurements, previous severe mental or physical disability that might interfere with patient assessment, other serious disease, pregnancy or breast feeding.