Individual Study / PODCAST

Prevention Of Decline in Cognition After Stroke Trial

Prevention Of Decline in Cognition After Stroke Trial

Initiatives -
To assessed the effect of intensive blood pressure (BP) and/or lipid lowering on cognitive outcomes in patients with recent stroke in a pilot trial. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2010
End Year
2014
Funding
This work was funded by 1. Alzheimer's Society, Grant TSA 2008/09, https://www.alzheimers.org.uk; and 2. Stroke Association, Grant TSA 2008/09, https://www.stroke.org.uk; Joint: PMB CB AB JM PP SP JR RS JMW GAF. This work was sponsored by University of Nottingham

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Philip Bath
    Nottingham City Hospital

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
The median follow-up was 24 months (range 1–48)

Marker Paper

Bath, P. M., Scutt, P., Blackburn, D. J., Ankolekar, S., Krishnan, K., Ballard, C., ... & PODCAST Trial Investigators. (2017). Intensive versus guideline blood pressure and lipid lowering in patients with previous stroke: main results from the pilot ‘Prevention of Decline in Cognition after Stroke Trial’(PODCAST) randomised controlled trial. PloS one, 12(1), e0164608.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
83
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 60 years of age

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other