iCool (induction of Cooling) Pilot: A randomized trial comparing 3 methods for rapid induction of therapeutic hypothermia in stroke patients "iCool Pilot"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Intubated and ventilated stroke patients with combined ICP-temperature-probe areincluded. Written informed consent from patient or legal representative.

Exclusion Criteria

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