Predictors for Poststroke Outcomes: Tel Aviv Brain Acute Stroke Cohort Acute Stroke Cohort (TABASCO) "TABASCO"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age ≥ 50 years
- Israeli residents
- Acute stroke that occurred within the last 3 days as defined by:
- acute focal neurological deficit
- Written informed consent by patient prior to study participation
- Willingness to participate in follow-up

Exclusion Criteria

- patients presenting with a primary hemorrhagic stroke (intracerebral or subarachnoid)
- history of any preceding cerebral vascular event (excluding TIA(
- imminent death or unconscious state
- patients unlikely to be released from hospital following the qualifying stroke, or have a severe disability after the
- qualifying stroke which makes follow-up unlikely
- known malignant disease or other chronic disease with poor prognosis (predicted survival less than two-years)
- stroke resulting from trauma or invasive procedure
- patients with a prestroke history consistent with dementia
- severe aphasia.