Stroke Research Studies

Stroke Research Studies

The Swedish Stroke Program participates in clinical research studies in order to make the most leading-edge therapies available to our patients.

Title of Study: Clotbuster-ER      
Short Description:
Ultrasound and Systemic Tissue Plasminogen Activator of Emergent Revascularization in Acute Ischemic Stroke        
Principal Investigator:
William Likosky, MD         
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: Aldagen    
Short Description: 
Delivery of ALD-401 derived from Autologous Bone Marrow by intracarotid infusion in subjects who have had unilateral, predominately cortical, ischemic strokes in the middle carotid artery (MCA).   
Principal Investigator:
William Likosky, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed (patients in follow-up)

Title of Study: MISTIE III  
Short Description:
Combination of minimally invasive surgery plus rt-PA in the treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage.     
Principal Investigator: David Newell, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Start-up

Title of Study: Northstar Everest   
Short Description:
Cortical Stimulation in the treatment of Upper Extremity Hemiparesis     
Principal Investigator: Ryder Gwinn, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: AVAIL  
Short Description:
Stroke quality improvement registry    
Principal Investigator: William Likosky, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: DEFUSE 2   
Short Description:
Diffusion weighted imaging evaluation for understanding stroke evolution.     
Principal Investigator: Bart Keogh, MD     
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: DIAS-4  
Short Description:
Study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of desmoteplase in subjects with acute ischemic stroke.     
Principal Investigator: William Likosky, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: CoAxia   
Short Description:
Safety and efficacy study of Neuroflo Technology in Ischemic stroke     
Principal Investigator: William Likosky, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study:  Clear III 
Short Description: Clot Lysis: Evaluating Accelerated Resolution of Intraventricular Hemorrhage    
Principal Investigator: David Newell, MD    
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: Sleuth  
Short Description:
Safety and Efficacy of Lysis ultrasound in the treatment of Intracerebral and intraventricular hemorrhage.   
Principal Investigator: David Newell, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: COSS  
Short Description:
Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study     
Principal Investigator: David Newell, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: Aruba   
Short Description:
Medical management vs. interventional therapy of unruptured brain AVMs.     
Principal Investigator: David Newell, MD     
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: Tucson Imarx  
Short Description:
Ascending single doses of MRX-801 with continuous ultrasound administration in Subjects with Acute Ischemic Stroke Receiving Treatment with IV tPA.    
Principal Investigator: William Likosky, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: Penumbra   
Short Description:
To assess the safety and effectiveness of the Separator 3D as a component of the Penumbra System in the revascularization of large vessel occlusion in acute ischemic stroke.     
Principal Investigator: Yince Loh, MD    
Enrollment Status
: Closed

Title of Study: PRISMS   
Short Description:
A Phase IIIB, Double-blind, Multicenter Study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Alteplase in patients with mild stroke: Rapidly improving Systems minor neurologic deficits (PRISMS)     
Principal Investigator: Aaron Stayman, MD     
Enrollment Status
: Start-Up

Title of Study: SOCRATES  
Short Description:
A Randomized, Double-blind, Multinational Study to prevent major Vascular Events with Ticagrelor Compared to Aspiring (ASA) in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke or TIA.     
Principal Investigator: Ravi Menon, MD      
Enrollment Status
: Start-Up
 

Learn more about other Swedish research studies.

Swedish is participating in a new research study to test a new medication for patients in the critical first few hours after having a stroke. This study is testing the effectiveness of desmoteplase – a substance found in vampire bats. Read more on page A4 of Physicians Practice.

 

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Visit Stroke Smart or Stroke Connection for information on recovery, resources and support.

 


Signs of a stroke

F – Face:
Ask the patient to smile. Does one side droop?
A – Arms:
Does one arm fall down when the patient holds both arms up?
S – Speech:
Is the patient’s speech slurred or garbled?
T – Time:
If you suspect stroke, time is critical. Call 911 immediately.

 


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