Telemedicine Monitoring of Sleep Apnea in Stroke "HOPES"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Adults (18-70 yrs of age) with a subacute stroke (1-12 months)
- Diagnosis of sleep apnea and acceptance of CPAP therapy:

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients with sopor/coma
- Any form of dementia (Mini-Mental State Examination <20)
- Previously diagnosed sleep apnea and established CPAP therapy
- Purely central sleep apnea
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease more than Gold III
- Cancer
- Severe kidney diseases
- Coexisting causes of daytime sleepiness (e.g. narcolepsy, night or rotating shift-work; self-reported average sleep duration <4 h)
- A major psychiatric or any other acute medical condition
- Patients unable or unwilling to comply with the protocol