IV vs. IA tPA (Activase) in Acute Ischemic Stroke With CTA Evidence of Major Vessel Occlusion


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for 158,488 deaths in 1998 (American Heart Association). Nationwide, each year, an estimated 600,000 to 750,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke. Cerebral infarction comprises 80% of all strokes and is the result of a complex series of cellular metabolic events that occur rapidly after interruption of blood flow to a region of the...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 4 November 2011.

1 Mar 2004 14 Feb 2008 1 Sep 2007 1 Dec 2008 1 Nov 2011 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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