DWI-FLAIR mismatch for the identification of patients with acute ischaemic stroke within 4-5 h if symptom onset (PRE-FLAIR): a multicentre observational study
Goetz Thomalla, Bastian Cheng, Martin Ebinger, Qing Hao, Thomas Tourdias, Ona Wu, Jong S Kim, Lorenz Breuer, Oliver C Singer, Steven Warach, Soren Christensen, Andras Treszl, Nils D Forkert, Ivana Galinovic, Michael Rosenkranz, Tobias Engelhorn, Martin Koehrmann, Matthias Endres, Dong-Wha Kang, Vincent Dousset Show all
The Lancet Neurology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2011
Awarded by Else Knoner-Fresenius-Stiftung
Awarded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research via the grant Center for Stroke Research Berlin
Awarded by European Union
VD has received a national grant from the French Government. MEn has received grant support from Astra Zeneca and Sanofi-Aventis, has participated in advisory board meetings of Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Sanofi-Aventis, and has received honoraria from Novartis, Pfizer, Bayer, Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi-Aventis, Trommsdorff, Berlin-Chemie, GlaxoSmithKline, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. JBF has received fees as a board member, consultant, or lecturer from Boehringer Ingelheim, Lundbeck, Siemens, Syngis, and Synard. CG has received fees as a consultant or lecture fees from Bayer Vital, Boehringer Ingelheim, EBS Technologies, GlaxoSmithKline, Lundbeck, Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis, Silk Road Medical, and Union Chimique Beige. DSL has received fees as a consultant for CoAxia and Concentric Medical. AGS was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, has received fees as a board member, consultant, or lecturer from the American College of Radiology Imaging Network, Biogen, Genzyme, Mitsubishi, and has received royalties from General Electrics and Olea. GT has received a research grant from the Else Kroner-Fresenius-Stiftung. TT has received a national grant from the French Government (PHRC). OW was supported in part by grants from the National Institutes of Health. LB, BC, SC, MEb, TE, JF, NDF, IG, QH, D-WK, JSK, MK, MR, OCS, AT, and SW declare that they have no conflicts of interest.PRE-FLAIR received funding from the Else Knoner-Fresenius-Stiftung (2009_A36). Funding was provided for central data collection and analysis; there was no funding for inclusion of patients. We thank the EPITHET (Echoplanar Imaging Thrombolysis Evaluation Trial) investigators, the University of California, Los Angeles Stroke investigators, all co-investigators of VIRAGE. and all our colleagues from the Departments of Neurology and Neuroradiology, and medical and technical staff in the participating centres for their support. In Berlin, data were collected within the 1000+ study, which has received funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research via the grant Center for Stroke Research Berlin (01 EO 0801). This work was further supported by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme grant agreement No 202213 and No 223153 (European Stroke Network), the Volkswagen Foundation, and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. EPITHET was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia), the National Stroke Foundation (Australia), and the Heart Foundation of Australia. VIRAGE is supported by French national grant PHRC.