The Cerebral Hypothermia in Ischaemic lesion (CHIL) Trial - A Randomised trial evaluating systemic and local mild hypothermia in Acute Ischaemic Stroke "CHIL"

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Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

To examine whether mild hypothermia, administered either by systemic (Australian trial) or local head cooling (Chinese trial) attenuates infarct expansion and salvages penumbral brain tissue using imaging outcome parameters.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 4 May 2010.

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Trial Basics

Interventions

Sponsors

  • NATIONAL HEART FOUNDATION AUSTRALIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION University of Newcastle

Trial Design

Interventional, Randomised controlled trial. This research program will involve two parallel international trials (both designed as a “proof of concept” randomised controlled trials).

Contacts

  • Roseanne Peel Hunter Stroke Research Group John Hunter Hospital Locked Bag 1 Hunter Region mail Centre NSW 2310 Australia Tel: +61 2 49 855593 Fax: +61 2 49214838

    roseanne.peel@newcastle.edu.au