Prehospital COOLing 1 (PreCOOL 1) "PreCOOL"

Recruiting

Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Suspected stroke
- Symptom onset ≤ 7 days
- Tympanic temperature ≥ 36.7°C
- Informed consent by the patient
- Age ≥ 18 years

Exclusion Criteria

- Severe cardiac insufficiency (NYHA ≥ III)
- New anisocoria, severe nausea, vomiting or headache
- High-grade heart valve stenosis or insufficiency
- Acute pulmonary embolism
- Acute myocardial infarction
- Threatening ventricular dysrhythmia
- Known hematologic disease with increased risk of thrombosis (e.g. cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinins, sickle cell anemia)
- Known vasospastic vascular disorder (e.g. Raynaud's phenomenon or thromboangiitis obliterans)
- Severe renal insufficiency with reduced diuresis
- Pregnancy