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Table 4 Characteristics of stroke in AD patients: n (%)

From: Eleven years of experience with the neurologic complications in Korean patients with acute aortic dissection: a retrospective study

  Early-onset stroke Delayed-onset stroke Total
  n = 8 n = 18 n = 26
Type A 8 (100) 14 (77.8) 22 (84.6)
Vascular territory of lesion
 Anterior circulation 8 (100) 13 (72.2) 21 (80.8)
  Right carotid 7 (87.5) 6 (33.3) 13 (50.0)
  Left carotid 1 (12.5) 4 (22.2) 5 (19.2)
  Bilateral carotid 0 (0.0) 3 (16.7) 3 (11.5)
 Posterior circulation 0 (0.0) 1 (5.6) 1 (3.8)
 Anterior & posterior 0 (0.0) 4 (22.2) 4 (15.4)
Supra-aortic vessel involvement 6 (75.0) 9 (50.0) 15 (57.7)
 Innominate artery 6 (75.0) 9 (50.0) 15 (57.7)
 Common carotid artery 6 (75.0) 8 (44.4) 14 (53.8)
  Right 5 (62.5) 5 (27.8) 10 (38.5)
  Left 3 (37.5) 5 (27.8) 8 (30.8)
 Subclavian artery 4 (50.0) 3 (16.7) 7 (26.9)
  Right 2 (25.0) 1 (5.6) 3 (11.5)
  Left 2 (25.0) 2 (11.1) 4 (15.4)
6-month MRS
  0-2 4 (50.0) 5 (27.8) 9 (34.6)
  3-5 1 (12.5) 8(44.4) 9 (34.6)
  6 (death) 3 (37.5) 5 (27.8) 8 (30.8)
  1. AD acute aortic dissection, MRS modified Rankin scale.