Table 2:

Determinants of functional outcome in patients with thrombolyzed acute ischemic stroke

VariablemRS 0–1 (n = 93)mRS 2–6 (n = 107)P Value
Median age (yr) (range)58 (33–89)71 (34–92).040
Female sex (%)20 (21.5)43 (40.2).005
Hypertension (%)51 (54.8)80 (74.8).034
Diabetes (%)22 (23.6)38 (35.8).069
Dyslipidemia (%)45 (48.4)57 (53.3).491
Atrial fibrillation (%)23 (24.7)50 (46.9).001
Smoker (%)33 (35.5)24 (22.4).119
Median NIHSS pre-tPA (range)14 (3–29)21 (8–33).477
Mean SBP pre-tPA (range)142 (110–209)154 (110–210).777
Median onset-to-treatment time (range)152 (91–275)158 (73–265).199
ASPECTS <736 (38.7)62 (57.9).010
Recanalization of vessel70 (75.3)76 (71).040
Good collaterals by Tan method74 (79.6)49 (45.8).001
Good collaterals by Miteff method66 (61.7)25 (26.9).001
Good collaterals by Maas method42 (45.2)23 (21.5).005
Median score by ASPECTS methodology (range)11 (0–18)8 (1–18).021
  • Note:—SBP indicates systolic blood pressure.