Latest News

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Service window SITS database on Fri Mar 24, 6.30-7 pm – limited access

Friday, March 24, 2017

SITS database will taken down for maintenance Fri Mar 24, 6.30-7 pm CET.

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ESO-KSU 2016 recommendations published

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The ESO-Karolinska Stroke Update Conference recommendations are now online!

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2016 SITS Report

Monday, January 16, 2017

The SITS report for 2016 is now available!

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SITS (Safe Implementation of Treatments in Stroke) is a non-profit, research-driven, independent, international collaboration, with its base at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. SITS is an initiative by the medical profession to provide safe implementation of stroke treatment in routine clinical practice. SITS vision is to reduce the global burden of stroke; by improving the stroke outcome, preventing recurrent stroke and find the best treatments. This will help the authorities to monitor new treatments and set new guidelines. This will also increase the quality of life for stroke patients and save lives.

International network

SITS provides an international network  for stroke professionals. The network and the registry benefit all key participants. This includes patients, researchers, participating clinics, nations, regions, regulatory bodies and pharmaceutical companies. The network currently consists of over 3000 stroke professionals in over 70 countries. By being a member of the network you have access to internationally renowned researchers and have the opportunity to be part of high-impact studies. Also regional networks strengthen research within their region.


SITS offers a world-leading platform for high quality stroke data from over 170 000 patients in over 1600 stroke centres. The platform is an internet-based interactive stroke registry, which serves as a tool for structured data entry and is an instrument for centres to compare their own treatment results with national and global performance. The registry is free to use and has several interactive data entry forms such as  IV ThrombolysisThrombectomyAtrial fibrillation, and General stroke registry.


SITS studies have generate more than fifty publications in international peer reviewed journals over the last years and many of these are in high impact journals, e.g. the Lancet, the Lancet Neurology, BMJ, Ann Neurology, Neurology and Stroke. These publications have had an impact on clinical practice such as extending time window for iv thrombolysis and iv thrombolysis for elderly 80 years.

Latest Events

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ESO-Karolinska Stroke Update Conference 2016

SITS will participate at the Karolinska Stroke Update Conference in Stockholm, November 13-15.

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SLiCE 2016

SITS will participate at the Multidisciplinary Stroke Team Meeting (SLiCE 2016) 3-5 October in Nice.

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SITS will participate at the 8th Congress of the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT) 8-12 Sept in Nice.

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SITS Global Network

The SITS Network extends over the whole globe, with centres situated on all continents across over 70 countries.

To see more information on where we are, please go to the Network page.

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