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. Transient ischemic attack (TIA) with ABCD2 =4 or ischemic stroke, within the prior 14 days

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

    1. Unable to perform all of activities of daily living (ADLs)
    2. Unable to provide written informed consent
    3. Incarcerated
    4. Pregnant
    5. Current mechanical ventilation or tracheostomy
    6. Current use of positive airway pressure, or use within one month prior to stroke
    7. Anatomical or dermatologic anomaly that makes use of CPAP interface unfeasible
    8. Severe bullous lung disease
    9. History of prior spontaneous pneumothorax or current pneumothorax
    10. Hypotension requiring current treatment with pressors
    11. Other specific medical circumstances that conceivably, in the opinion of the Investigator, could render the patient at risk of harm from use of CPAP
    12. Massive epistaxis or previous history of massive epistaxis
    13. Cranial surgery or head trauma within the past 6 months, with known or possible CSF leak or pneumocephalus
    14. Recent hemicraniectomy or suboccipital craniectomy, or any other recent bone removal procedure for relief of intracranial pressure
    15. Current receipt of oxygen supplementation >4 liters per minute
    16. Current contact, droplet, or respiratory/airborne precautions



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