Remote Ischemic Conditioning for Avoiding Recurrence of Symptomatic Intracranial Atherosclerotic Stenosis (sICAS)


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The primary objective of the study will be to determine whether remote limb ischemic conditioning (RLIC) compared with sham RLIC (placebo) treatment reduces the 12-month risk of recurrent IS in patients with a recent TIA or IS caused by stenosis of a major intracranial artery. After screening period, eligible patients will be randomly allocated into 2 groups. In addition, all participants receive an usual...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 24 February 2016.

1 Sep 2015 23 Aug 2015 1 Sep 2018 1 Sep 2018 1 Jan 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Xunming Ji, MD. PhD