Sleep for Stroke Management And Recovery Trial (Sleep SMART)

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Stroke
  • Age: Between 18 - 120 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Subjects who are at least 18 years old or older
    2. Subjects who have TIA with ABCD2 =4 or ischemic stroke (as defined in the outcome section84), within the prior 14 days.

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subjects who have pre-event inability to perform all of own basic ADLs
    2. Subjects unable to obtain informed consent from subject or legally authorized representative
    3. Subjects who are incarcerated
    4. Subjects who are pregnant
    5. Subjects who uses current mechanical ventilation (can enroll later if this resolves) or tracheostomy
    6. Subjects who current use of positive airway pressure, or use within one month prior to stroke
    7. Subjects with anatomical or dermatologic anomaly that makes use of CPAP interface unfeasible
    8. Subjects with severe bullous lung disease
    9. Subjects with history of prior spontaneous pneumothorax or current pneumothorax
    10. Subjects who have hypotension requiring current treatment with pressors (can enroll later if this resolves)
    11. Subjects with other specific medical circumstances that conceivably, in the opinion of the site PI, could render the patient at risk of harm from use of CPAP
    12. Subjects with massive epistaxis or previous history of massive epistaxis
    13. Subjects who had cranial surgery or head trauma within the past 6 months, with known or possible CSF leak or pneumocephalus
    14. Subjects who had recent hemicraniectomy or suboccipital craniectomy (i.e. those whose bone has not yet been replaced), or any other recent bone removal procedure for relief of intracranial pressure
    15. Subjects with current receipt of oxygen supplementation >4 liters per minute
    16. Subjects with current contact, droplet, respiratory/airborne precautions



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