Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit



Stroke: an evaluation of Thrombectomy in the Ageing Brain - [including] where IV thromboLysis IS contraindicated

  • Study stage: Closed
  • Sponsor: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Funder: NIHR BRC/Microvention Inc
  • Therapeutic area: Stroke
  • Type of study: CE marked device

Aim: To determine if a novel thrombectomy device can be utilized safely and successfully in the heterogeneous population presenting with large vessel occlusion (LVO) acute ischaemic stroke

Primary Outcome:

The proportion of patients with favourable angiographic outcome based on independent core lab assessment measured by STIR II modification of TICI scale. 

  • Population: Adult
  • Design: RCT
  • Setting: Tertiary care
  • Planned Sample Size: 80