Improved Stroke Outcome at 6 Months


Phase 4 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- An acute cerebrovascular event (ischemic stroke or intra-cerebral bleeding (ICB)) with the signs and symptoms of an acute stroke according to the World Health Organisation definition of acute stroke within the last 12 hours without the need or possibility of a neurosurgical intervention;
- No thrombolytic therapy within the first 3 hours (in order to allow the correct comparison with the Swiss cohort of the IST trial)
- The informed consent of the patient or, if not possible, of the next of kindred
- Living at home before the event
- Lack of participation in another trial

Exclusion Criteria

- Transient ischemic attack (TIA) resp. full recovery within 24 hours after the event