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Study Title:

Sleep-SMART: Sleep for Stroke Management and Recovery Trial

What is the purpose of the study? (in Layman's terms, please describe the study)

To determine whether treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with positive airway pressure starting shortly after acute ischemic stroke or high risk TIA 1. reduces recurrent stroke, acute coronary syndrome, and all-cause mortality 6 months after the event and 2. improves stroke outcomes at 3 months in patients who experienced an ischemic stroke.

Upstate Institutional Review Board (IRB) Number:


Study Phase:

Phase 3

Patient Age Group:


Principal Investigator:

Julius Gene S Latorre

What is involved if I participate?

  • How long is the study?
    6 months
  • Is transportation provided or reimbursed?
  • Is parking provided or reimbursed?
  • What tests and procedures are involved?
    Neuroimaging, obstructive sleep apnea test, CPAP trial, NIHSS, mRS

Where will the study take place?

Upstate Hospital

ClinicalTrials.Gov ID:


For more information about this trial go to ClinicalTrials.Gov

Who can I contact for more information?

Name: Lena F Deb
Phone: 315-464-9756
Email: debl@upstate.edu

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