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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (n = 264)

From: Stroke patients treated by thrombectomy in real life differ from cohorts of the clinical trials: a prospective observational study

Age (years) - median (IQR)75 (64–81)
Male – n (%)133 (50.4)
Risk factors - n (%)
 Arterial hypertension181 (68.6)
 Hyperlipidemia40 (15.2)
 Diabetes mellitus47 (17.8)
 Atrial fibrillation100 (37.9)
Stroke etiology – n (%)
 Atherosclerosis109 (41.3)
  ICA stenosis (> 70%)40 (15.2)
 Atrial fibrillation119 (45.1)
 Dissection3 (1.1)
 Other (e.g. endocarditis)17 (6.4)
 Undetermined16 (6.1)
mRS before admission (n = 263) – median (IQR)0 (0–1)
Baseline NIHSS – median (IQR)16 (12–20)
Anticoagulation before admission – n (%)54 (20.5)
Time of symptom onset unknown – n (%)98 (37.1)
 Wake up stroke22 (8.3)
 Unwitnessed stroke63 (23.8)
 Any time points not documented13 (4.9)
Intravenous thrombolysis – n (%)153 (58)
Ship – n (%)164 (62.1)
Mothership – n (%)100 (37.9)
Imaging characteristics
ASPECT Score (n = 218) - median (IQR)7 (6–9)
Site of vessel occlusion
Anterior circulation – n (%)
  ICA-intracranial Carotid T53 (20.1)
  ICA- intracranial no Carotid T10 (3.8)
  ICA-extracranial1 (0.4)
  M1 proximal79 (29.9)
  M1 distal43 (16.3)
  M222 (8.3)
  Tandem occlusion (ICA, MCA)13 (4.9)
Posterior circulation – n (%)
  Basilar artery39 (14.8)
  Vertebral artery3 (1.1)
  PCA1 (0.4)
  1. Abbreviations: IQR Interquartile range, ACI, mRS Modified Rankin Scale, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, ASPECTS Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score, ICA Internal carotid artery, M1 First segment of middle cerebral artery, M2 Second segment of the middle cerebral artery, PCA Posterior cerebral artery