Reversal of the Neurological Deficit in Acute Stroke With the Signal of Efficacy Trial of Auto BPAP to Limit Damage From Suspected Sleep Apnea "Reverse-STEAL"


Phase 2 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Although the negative impact of sleep apnea on the clinical course of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is well known, data regarding non-invasive ventilation in acute patients are scarce. Several studies showed its tolerability, safety and signals-of-efficacy, yet no controlled randomized sequential phase studies currently exist that aim to establish the efficacy of early non-invasive ventilation in AIS patients. The...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 10 February 2015.

1 Mar 2013 14 Mar 2013 1 Dec 2015 Unavailable 1 Feb 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Ulf Bodechtel, MD

  • Jessica Kepplinger, MD