Sleep Disorders Managed and Assessed Rapidly in Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) and In Early Stroke "SMARTIES"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria


Inclusion Criteria

- Patients presenting within 14 days of symptoms with either
- High risk TIA
- Minor stroke.
- High risk TIA will be defined as:
- Transient, acute motor or speech disturbance lasting at least 5 minutes, or
- Any TIA associated with >50% ipsilateral carotid stenosis (presumed to be symptomatic) or atrial fibrillation not currently anticoagulated
- Mild stroke will be defined as focal neurological deficits with MRI changes and a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score ≤ 5

Exclusion Criteria

- Past history of impulse control disorder, gambling, or active psychiatric disease
- Patients with cognitive impairment restricting ability to perform activities of daily function and ability to comply with medical therapy (e.g. CPAP or medication use)
- Patients with limb weakness not allowing them to utilize a CPAP device
- Life expectancy less than 6 months