Stroke Adverse Outcome is Associated With Nosocomial Infections: PCTus- Guided Antibacterial Therapy in Severe Ischemic Stroke Patients (STRAWINSKI) "STRAWINSKI"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Development of stroke associated pneumonia (SAP) has a detrimental effect on stroke outcome. Biomarker-guided antibiotic treatment of patients at high risk for pneumonia may help to improve stroke outcome. Therefore, the investigators will evaluate whether intensified infection monitoring via Procalcitonin guiding an early standardized antibiotic treatment improves functional outcome after stroke compared with...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 1 February 2018.

1 Dec 2010 21 Dec 2010 1 Oct 2014 1 Oct 2014 1 Feb 2018 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment