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    Title: Expanding the Time Window for IV Thrombolysis with rt-PA in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Using Computed Tomography Perfusion Imaging: The PERFusion Use in Stroke Evaluation (PERFUSE) Study
    Description: Patients with ischemic stroke who can be treated within six hours of symptom onset
    Investigator: Nobl Barazangi, MD
    Eligibility: Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) patients, ≥ 18 years old, who present up to 6 hours from time of onset of acute stroke symptoms
    Status: Active and open to enrollment
    Contact: Katie Ponting, 415-600-1163, Email: about Study PERFUSE

    Title: COMPASS Trial: a Direct Aspiration First Pass Technique
    Description: This is a prospective, randomized trial comparing mechanical thrombectomy with the ADAPT approach to stent retrievers in patients presenting with AIS within 6 hours of symptom onset
    Investigator: Joey English, MD
    Eligibility: Subjects, 18 y/o and older, with acute ischemic stroke, NIHSS ≥8 at the time of neuroimaging and persistent symptoms within 6 hours of when groin puncture can be obtained
    Status: Active and open to enrollment
    Contact: Douglas Raggett, RN, 415-600-3777, Email: about Study COMPASS

    • updated May 2017

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