The clomethiazole acute stroke study (CLASS): efficacy results in 545 patients classified as total anterior circulation syndrome (TACS).

@article{Wahlgren1999TheCA,
  title={The clomethiazole acute stroke study (CLASS): efficacy results in 545 patients classified as total anterior circulation syndrome (TACS).},
  author={Nils Wahlgren and S Bornhov and Anshu Rajneesh Sharma and Bj{\"o}rn Cederin and Thierry Rosolacci and Tim J. Ashwood and Lennart Claesson},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={231-9}
}
The CLASS study showed no significant difference between treatment groups for the neuroprotectant clomethiazole compared with placebo. However, a beneficial effect of the drug was seen in patients with total anterior circulation syndrome (TACS). These are patients with clinical symptoms suggesting a large stroke. Full results of this subgroup analysis are reported. Patients were classified before randomization using clinical symptoms into the stroke syndromes TACS, partial anterior circulation… CONTINUE READING

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