SITS (Safe Implementation of Treatments in Stroke) Open Artery by Thrombectomy in Acute Occlusive Stroke Study "SITS Open"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Ischemic stroke, i.e. irreversible damage of a part of the patient's brain, is caused by the formation of blood clot in the major vessel which gives blood supply to a certain part of the brain. At early time, within the first 4,5 hours, the conventional treatment is to try to dissolve this blood clot with a medication ("thrombolytic drug") which is administered to the blood through the needle in the vein. If the...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 14 March 2018.

1 Mar 2014 21 May 2014 1 Jan 2018 1 Jan 2018 1 Mar 2018 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Non-Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Nils Wahlgren, Professor