Impact of Anesthesia Type on Outcome in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Undergoing Endovascular Treatment

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Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Recent observational studies have found an association between general anaesthesia and increased post-operative mortality in acute ischemic stroke patients undergoing endovascular treatment. It is unknown whether there is a causal relationship in this observation. The investigators are performing a large randomised trial of general versus local anaesthesia to definitively answer the question of whether...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 8 February 2016.

1 Mar 2016 5 Feb 2016 1 May 2018 1 Jul 2018 1 Feb 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Supportive Care
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Ruquan Han, M.D., Ph.D.