Nordic Cooling Stroke Study "NOCSS"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with a premorbid modified Rankin Scale score (mRS) of =< 2 who present within 6 hours of a moderate-to-severe acute hemispheric stroke associated with new unilateral weakness and a Scandinavian Stroke Scale (SSS) score of 10-44, will be eligible for this trial.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with a New York Hear Association (NYHA) Class II or IV heart condition, who are pregnant, who weigh more than 120 kg, who have a door to cooling time > 2 hours, who have an SSS level of consciousness subscore of 0-2, or who have severe aphasia, will be excluded from this trial.