SPRITE - A Feasibility and Pilot Study "SPRITE"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

BACKGROUND - Approximately 1,700 transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) occur annually in NI with TIA survivors often being left with considerable functional impairment. TIA and strokes share common risk factors with cardiovascular disease. Cardiac rehabilitation post-myocardial infarction has shown significant reductions in morbidity and mortality, with home-based programmes producing better adherence and similar...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 30 June 2017.

1 Mar 2016 28 Feb 2016 1 Aug 2017 1 Aug 2018 1 Jun 2017 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Margaret Cupples, MRCGP, MD

  • Neil Heron, MRCGP,FFSEM

    nheron02@qub.ac.uk 028 9020

  • Frank Kee, MRCGP, MD