Stroke.15: Late-breaking trials docket unveiled for International Stroke Convention

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The 2015 International Stroke Conference announced its lineup of late-breaking clinical trials. The conference runs Feb. 11-13 in Nashville, Tenn.

On Wednesday, Feb. 11:

  • Endovascular treatment for Small Core and Anterior circulation Proximal occlusion with Emphasis on minimizing CT to recanalization times (ESCAPE)
  • EXTEND-IA - Endovascular Therapy After Intravenous t-PA Versus t-PA Alone For Ischemic Stroke Using CT Perfusion Imaging Selection

On Thursday, Feb. 12:

  • Cervical Artery Dissection in Stroke Study (CADISS)
  • Pooled Analysis Of The IMS III And MR CLEAN Trials For Patients With NIHSS Of 20 Or More
  • Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of Stroke in the California Teachers Study
  • Effects of Immediate Blood Pressure Reduction on One Year Mortality and Major Disability in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Endovascular Treatment Compared with Medical Treatment in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: A meta-analysis of 1561 patients
  • Time to Reperfusion and Effect of Intra-arterial Treatment in the MR CLEAN Trial
  • Efficacy And Safety of Aspirin For Primary Stroke Prevention In Elderly Patients With Vascular Risk Factors: Subanalysis of Japanese Primary Prevention Project (JPPP)
  • Impact of Hemodynamics on Stroke Risk in Symptomatic Vertebrobasilar Disease: Results of the VERiTAS Study
  • Number Needed to Treat to Benefit and Harm for Endovascular Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Joint Outcome Table Analysis of the MR CLEAN Trial
  • Device Closure In Patent Foramen Ovale And Stroke: A Meta-analysis Of Individual Patient Data from Randomized Trials
  • The Safety and Efficacy of Image- Guided Tran-sulcal Radial CorridorsĀ for Hematoma Evacuation: A Multicenter Study
  • Increased P-Wave Terminal Force in Lead V1 Predicts Cryptogenic and Cardioembolic Strokes: The Northern Manhattan Study
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitation Improves Upper Limb Recovery after Chronic Ischemic Stroke

On Friday, Feb. 13:

  • ICARE Primary Results: A Phase III Stroke Rehabilitation Trial
  • The Japan Statin Treatment against Recurrent Stroke (J-STARS): a multicenter, randomized, open-label, parallel-group study
  • Impact of General Anesthesia on Treatment Effect In The MR CLEAN Trial

More details will be available closer to the conference dates.