Sleep Disordered Breathing in Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)/Ischemic Stroke and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Treatment Efficacy "SAS-CARE"

Active, not recruiting

Phase 4 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- ≥ 35 years old and < 75 years old
- with clinical diagnosis of TIA or ischemic stroke
- admitted in a Stroke Unit within 2 days from onset of symptoms
- or with TIA or ischemic stroke within the last 60-90 days
- signed Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria

- with unstable clinical situation (cardio-respiratory or life-threatening medical conditions)
- currently on CPAP or on CPAP during the last 3 months before stroke
- with non-ischemic events (intracerebral/subarachnoid haemorrhage)
- Patients with coma/stupor
- with borderline obstructive SDB (AHI 10−19)
- with any condition that interferes with the acceptance of CPAP treatment