Thrombolysis in Elderly Stroke Patients in Italy "TESPI"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Male and female stroke patients aged = or > 80 years with onset of symptoms < 3 hours.

Exclusion Criteria

NIHSS > 17 on admission, baseline blood glucose <50 or > 200 mg/dl (values up to 300 mg/dl are allowed, if they can be reduced to < 200 mg/dl before treatment), ordinary contraindications for thrombolysis, evidence of intracranial haemorrhage on admission CT-scan, any history of prior clinical stroke and concomitant diabetes