Intensified Secondary Prevention Intending a Reduction of Recurrent Events in TIA and Minor Stroke Patients "INSPiRE-TMS"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Acute cerebrovascular event (either TIA or minor Stroke within 14 days before study inclusion) according to the following definitions:
- TIA (clinical restitution within 24 hours and ABCD2-Score ≥3) or visible DWI-lesion in MRI
- Minor stroke (mRankin ≤2 at time of inclusion)
- Patients with at least one of the following treatable risk factors:
- Arterial Hypertension
- Diabetes mellitus
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Smoking
- Written informed consent prior to study inclusion
- Realistic perspective in keeping the outpatient appointments

Exclusion Criteria

- Distance from home to study center not in suitable range for keeping the outpatient appointments
- cognitive impairment jeopardizing adherence to the support program
- Modified Rankin Score >2 at time of study inclusion
- Malignant disease with life expectancy of less than 3 years
- relevant alcohol or other substance abuse (except for nicotine)
- Stroke or TIA etiology without options for evidence based secondary prevention (e.g. dissection or vasculitis)