Pragmatic Ischaemic Stroke Thrombectomy Evaluation "PISTE"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Ischaemic strokes (those caused by blockage in an artery in the brain caused by a blood clot) can be treated with very early use of clot-busting (thrombolytic) drugs to attempt to restore the blood supply and limit the damage, resulting in an increased proportion of people making a recovery to independence after stroke.... Trial Stopped: IDMC decision - recommended on basis of results from other relevant clinical trials, there were not safety concerns

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 23 October 2015.

1 Dec 2012 30 Nov 2012 1 Apr 2015 1 Jul 2015 1 Oct 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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


  • Keith W Muir, MD, FRCP

  • Phil White, MD, FRCR