Restless Legs Syndrome in Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

Our study aimed to examine a possible association between Restless legs syndrome and cerebrovascular disease, by examining patients during hospitalization for acute stroke or transient ischemic attack, in a matched case-control design.


Trial Design

  • Observation: Case Control
  • Perspective: Cross-Sectional
  • Sampling: Probability Sample

Trial Population

Patients hospitalized with stroke or transient ischemic attack.


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Prevalence of Restless legs syndrome in patients with stroke or Transient ischemic attack vs. prevalence in controls. At time of interview No