Table 1:

Patient characteristics

Age in years (median) (IQR)69.5 (56–75)
Female (No.) (%)18 (50%)
Baseline NIHSS score (median) (IQR)17.5 (12.5–21)
Site of occlusion (No.) (%)
    MCA21 (58.4%)
    Terminal ICA2 (5.5%)
    Tandem occlusion9 (25.0%)
    Basilar artery4 (11.1%)
Combined therapy with rtPA (No.) (%)23 (63.9%)
ASPECT score on DWI (median) (IQR)7 (5–8)
    Anterior circulation (n = 32)7 (5–8)
    Posterior circulation (n = 4)8 (8–8.5)
Baseline TICI 0/1 (No.) (%)31 (86.1%) /5 (13.9%)
  • Note:—Tandem occlusion indicates occlusion of both ICA and MCA.