TABLE 1:

Characteristics of patients at admission

Control (n = 13)Progress (n = 13)P value*
Age (yr)69.5 ± 7.870.1 ± 7.40.830
Sex n (%)M, 9 (69.2); F, 4 (30.8)M, 7 (53.8); F, 6 (46.2)0.419
Cardiac disease n (%)1 (7.7)2 (15.4)0.538
Diabetes n (%)3 (23.1)2 (15.4)0.618
Hypertension n (%)8 (61.5)9 (69.2)0.680
Hypercholesterolemia n (%)5 (38.5)2 (15.4)0.179
Antiplatelet n (%)3 (23.1)4 (30.8)0.658
Smoking n (%)5 (38.5)3 (23.1)0.394
Previous cerebral disease n (%)4 (30.8)4 (30.8)
Admission NIHSS (points)2.2 ± 0.82.0 ± 0.80.615
Time to perfusion CT (hr)9.8 ± 8.410.2 ± 6.90.837
  • Note.—M indicates male; F, female; NIHSS, National Institute of Health Stroke Scale. All values are expressed as number of patients (percentage) or average ± SD.

  • * Logistic analysis was conducted for the control and progress groups.