Positive Airway Pressure Device

CPAP for Stroke

UCSD Health La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
Targeting 11 different conditionsCPAPN/ARecruitingLed by Devin Brown, MD, MSResearch Sponsored by University of Michigan

Study Summary

This trial will test whether treating sleep apnea soon after a stroke or TIA reduces the risk of having another stroke, a heart attack, or death. It will also test whether treating sleep apnea improves stroke outcomes 3 months after the event.

Eligible Conditions
  • Stroke
  • CPAP
  • Multicenter Trial
  • Telemedicine
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Randomized Clinical Trial
  • Home Sleep Apnea Test
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Mini Stroke

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below


Screening ~ 14 days
Treatment ~ 6 months
Follow Up ~6 months
This trial's timeline: 14 days for screening, 6 months for treatment, and 6 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Modified Rankin Scale Score
Time to Event Combined Outcome: new ischemic stroke, acute coronary syndrome, or all-cause mortality
Secondary outcome measures
NIH Stroke Score (NIHSS)
Quality of Life outcome
Short Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) Score

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Intervention Arm: CPAP with Usual Care.Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
6 months of CPAP plus usual medical therapy.
Group II: Control Arm: Usual Care.Active Control1 Intervention
6 months of usual medical therapy alone.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 4

Find a site

Who is running the clinical trial?

Medical University of South CarolinaOTHER
886 Previous Clinical Trials
5,360,015 Total Patients Enrolled
62 Trials studying Stroke
55,927 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
University of CincinnatiOTHER
399 Previous Clinical Trials
617,756 Total Patients Enrolled
27 Trials studying Stroke
11,737 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
University of MichiganLead Sponsor
1,702 Previous Clinical Trials
6,560,714 Total Patients Enrolled
25 Trials studying Stroke
19,014 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)NIH
1,297 Previous Clinical Trials
457,796 Total Patients Enrolled
165 Trials studying Stroke
79,242 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
Devin Brown, MD, MSPrincipal Investigator
University of Michigan
1 Previous Clinical Trials
32 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Stroke
32 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
Ronald Chervin, MD, MSPrincipal Investigator
University of Michigan

Media Library

CPAP (Positive Airway Pressure Device) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03812653 — N/A
Stroke Research Study Groups: Intervention Arm: CPAP with Usual Care., Control Arm: Usual Care.
Stroke Clinical Trial 2023: CPAP Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03812653 — N/A
CPAP (Positive Airway Pressure Device) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03812653 — N/A
Stroke Patient Testimony for trial: Trial Name: NCT03812653 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is the study currently recruiting participants?

"As per information accessible on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is presently recruiting patients. This research project was first posted online on May 9th 2019 and has recently been updated on March 25th 2022."

Answered by AI

Are there multiple sites in the US offering this clinical trial?

"At this point in time, 100 different trial sites are enrolling patients. These locations span from Miami to Los Angeles and everywhere between; it is ideal for participants to select the closest site possible so as to reduce their travel needs."

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How many participants are presently taking part in this research?

"This clinical trial requires 3062 eligible patients to complete it. Sites participating in this project are located at the Baptist Hospital of Miami, Florida and Staten Island University Hospital, New York."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New York
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
UCLA Kaiser Fontana
UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest Hospital
Eastern Maine Medical Center
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
Met criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

Treat my condition. I'm always snoring in my sleep. I fear I may have another TIA or Stroke.
I haven't tried any specific medications but am willing to try. I have OSA and want to help others with this difficult health condition.

What questions have other patients asked about this trial?

Will there be any compensation?

How responsive is this trial?

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~58 spots leftby Nov 2023