Sleep Apnea Treatment After Stroke (SATS)


Phase 2 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Ischemic stroke within 7 days of planned polysomnography/sleep screening study
- Modified Rankin Scale score >1
- If of child-bearing potential, has a negative urine or serum pregnancy test

Exclusion Criteria

- Decompensated heart failure
- Cardiac or respiratory arrest within the past 3 months
- Myocardial infarction within the past 3 months
- Severe pneumonia
- Hypertension refractory to treatment
- Any other unstable medical condition which is thought to interfere with participation
- Known preexisting OSA already on CPAP or previously failed CPAP or used CPAP
- Previous pneumothorax
- Bullous emphysema
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), obesity-hypoventilation, or another condition warranting the use of nasal bilevel positive airway pressure instead of CPAP
- Acute sinus or ear infection