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NCT01706094 : Head Position in Stroke Trial
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: N/A
Inclusion Criteria:

- Age 18 or more years old

- Patients with an acute stroke corresponding to anterior circulation, a CT scan ruling
out intracranial hemorrhage, presenting within 12 hours from symptom onset

- NIHSS ?1

- Susceptible to be tilted down to the flat position or to 30º of the head

- There is uncertainty about the benefit/harm of head position during a minimum of 24

- Informed consent given

Exclusion Criteria:

- Contraindications to a flat head position (active vomiting, pneumonia, uncontrolled
heart failure)

- Concomitant medical illness that would interfere with outcome assessment and

- Planned decompressive craniectomy or carotid endarterectomy.

- Absence of sonographic temporal window
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