Table 1

TRELAS: Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteria


1. Acute ischemic stroke, confirmed by cerebral imaging

2. Inclusion within ≤ 72 hours after symptom onset

3. hsTroponin T ≥0.05 μg/l


Exclusion criteria


1. Impaired renal function (creatinine >1,2 mg/dl)

2. Limited life expectancy or premorbid mRS ≥ 4

3. Contraindications for coronary angiography

4. Age < 18 years

5. Pregnancy

6. Patient unwilling to give informed consent

7. ST- elevation myocardial infarction


Scheitz et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-98

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