Predictors of Early Chest Infection in Acute Ischemic Stroke "PRECAST"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Pneumonia is a frequent complication of acute stroke and is associated with increased mortality and long-term impairment in the affected subjects. In previous studies, a number of clinical (e.g., dysphagia, severe neurological impairment, mechanical ventilation), radiological (e.g., large infarctions in the territory of middle cerebral artery, insular infarction) and biochemical (e.g., increased serum levels of...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 18 February 2010.

1 May 2009 20 May 2009 1 Feb 2010 1 Feb 2010 1 Feb 2010 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics



Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample


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