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Stroke: Research Studies

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  1. Neurophysiological Correlates of Lower Extremity Motor Asymmetries Post-stroke

    The purpose of this research study is to identify factors that predict walking recovery following stroke. The study will investigate patterns of motor...

  2. Platelet-Oriented Inhibition in New TIA and Minor Ischemic Stroke (POINT) Trial, a Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter Clinical Trial

    The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of the combination of low-dose aspirin and a medication called clopidogrel in reducing...

  3. Diagnostic Accuracy of Swallow Frequency in Acute Stroke Using Automated Acoustic Analysis

    The purpose of this research study is to investigate an automated evaluation of acoustical analysis to measure the frequency of swallowing as a reliable and...

  4. Bridging the Gap: Meeting the Needs of Stroke Patient/Caregiver Dyads

    The purpose of this study is to develop an assessment intervention for stroke patient/caregiver dyads and to determine its usefulness prior to the stroke...

  5. Cough and Swallow Rehabilitation Following Stroke

    The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of a training program for increasing the strength of the muscles used for breathing, coughing and...

  6. IRIS - Insulin Resistance Intervention After Stroke Trial

    The purpose of this study is to see if a new treatment (pioglitazone) will prevent future strokes and heart attacks among persons with a recent stroke or...

  7. The THERAPY Trial: The Randomized, Concurrent Controlled Trial to Assess the Penumbra System's Safety and Effectiveness in the Treatment of Acute Stroke

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Penumbra System as an additional treatment to a clot-dissolving medication called rtPA. The Penumbra System...

  8. Study MAG104615, a Proof of Concept Study for GSK249320 Versus Placebo in Stroke Patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of the study drug, GSK249320, an experimental new drug not yet approved for treatment...

  9. Effect of CYP2C19 Polymorphism and/or P2Y12 Residual Platelet Reactivity on Risk of Ischemic Stroke or TIA in Patients with Symptomatic Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease Treated with Clopidogrel (Plavix)

    The purpose of this research study is to see if laboratory tests can identify patients with intracranial atherosclerotic disease who are at increased risk...

  10. Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment Versus Medical Management for Stroke Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

    The purpose of this study is to compare two treatments, minimally invasive surgery and medication management, for stroke patients with atrial fibrillation ...

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