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Table 4 Clinical and radiological outcome in patients younger than 80 years and patients 80 years or over

From: The effect of age on outcome after intra-arterial treatment in acute ischemic stroke: a MR CLEAN pretrial study

  <80 years ≥80 years
N patients 298 17
Procedural duration in minutes, median (IQR) 121 (55) 108 (54)
Recanalization (TICI 2b and TICI 3) 113 (43 %) 6 (46 %)
Neurological recovery (decrease in NIHSS of 8 points or more), n (%) 9 (53 %) 8 (47 %)
Good functional outcome at discharge, mRS 0–2, n (%) 75 (25 %) 3 (18 %)
Death, n (%) 47 (16 %) 4 (26 %)
All adverse events, n (%) 164 (55 %) 13 (76 %)
Non-neurological adverse events, n (%) 91 (31 %)* 10 (59 %)*
Neurological adverse events, n (%) 113 (38 %) 6 (35 %)
Neurological serious adverse events, n (%) 44 (15 %) 3 (18 %)
  1. *p = 0.02