A multicenter, randomized, controlled study to investigate EXtending the time for Thrombolysis in Emergency Neurological Deficits with Intra-Arterial therapy (EXTEND-IA)
Bruce CV Campbell, Peter J Mitchell, Bernard Yan, Mark W Parsons, Soren Christensen, Leonid Churilov, Richard J Dowling, Helen Dewey, Mark Brooks, Ferdinand Miteff, Christopher Levi, Martin Krause, Timothy J Harrington, Kenneth C Faulder, Brendan S Steinfort, Timothy Kleinig, Rebecca Scroop, Steve Chryssidis, Alan Barber, Ayton Hope Show all
International Journal of Stroke | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2014
The study is managed by the steering committee and executive sub-committees and financially supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia, National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF), National Stroke Foundation of Australia (NSF), a Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery Project Grant, and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). In kind logistic support is provided by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Neuroscience Trials Australia, the Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. Covidien (manufacturer of the Solitaire FR device) will provide the study device free of charge and additional infrastructure funding but have no role in the design or analysis of the study. The sponsor of the study is the National Stroke Research Institute (NSRI), a division of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.