The Dutch Acute Stroke Trial (DUST): Prediction of Outcome With Computed Tomography (CT) - Perfusion and CT-angiography "DUST"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Less than 10% of all ischemic stroke patients are treated by intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) as most present later than the accepted 3 hour time window. Intra-arterial thrombolysis (IAT) is possible 3-6 hours post ictus, but is infrequently used. Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) with a MERCI device is a new intervention possibility but lacks large randomized studies. Although it is desirable to treat more stroke...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 4 June 2012.

1 May 2009 10 Apr 2009 1 Dec 2013 Unavailable 1 Jun 2012 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample