Hypothermia in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Surface versus Endovascular cooling "HAIS-SE"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Acute ischemic stroke, intravenous rt-PA within 4.5h after symptom onset, age 18-80, NIHSS 2-20, item 1a on NIHSS ?1, written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

Contraindications to hypothermia e.g. vasospastic disorders or coagulopathies and medical conditions likely to complicate therapy e.g. uncompensated arrhythmia, severe heart, liver or renal failure.