Comparison of demographic and clinical characteristics and outcomes for patients whose angiograms did and did not reveal reocclusion

CharacteristicsNo Reocclusion (n = 38)Reocclusion (n = 8)P Value
Mean age (yr ± SD)69.5±16.974.5±11.7.4
Sex, male216.4
Mean time to treatment (hr ± SD)4.7±1.74.4±1.2.6
Occlusion site
Initial NIHSS score (mean ± SD)22±8.723.3±6.2.7
Initial angiographic grade*
Final angiographic grade*
Asymptomatic ICH41
NIHSS score at 7 days (mean ± SD)19±17.627.6±17.4.2
mRS score 0–2 at 1–3 months170
mRS score 3–6 at 1–3 months218
  • Note.—ICA indicates internal carotid artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; ICH, intracerebral hemorrhage; mRS, modified Rankin Scale.

  • * Angiographic grading is according to the grading scheme presented by Qureshi (7).