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Table 4 Baseline characteristics, interventional and outcome parameters according to the proposed criteria of the ASA/AHA (n = 257)

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

 ASA/AHA-group
n = 91
Non-ASA/AHA-group
n = 166
P values
Baseline characteristics
Age (years) - median (IQR)74 (63–80)75 (64–81.25)0.439
Male – n (%)46 (50.5)86 (51.8)0.847
Risk factors - n (%)
 Arterial hypertension58 (63.7)117 (70.5)0.267
 Hyperlipidemia17 (18.7)23 (13.9)0.307
 Diabetes mellitus16 (17.6)29 (17.5)0.982
 Atrial fibrillation41 (45.1)53 (31.9)0.037*
Stroke etiology – n (%)  0.356
 Atrial fibrillation45 (49.5)69 (41.6) 
 Atherosclerosis35 (38.5)72 (43.4) 
  ICA stenosis (> 70%)20 (22.0)20 (12.0) 
 Dissection2 (2.2)1 (0.6) 
 Other6 (6.6)11 (6.6) 
 Undetermined3 (3.3)13 (7.8) 
Anticoagulation before admission – n (%)25 (27.5)25 (15.1)0.016*
Baseline NIHSS – median (IQR)16 (13–19)16 (11–21)0.864
mRS before admission - median (IQR)0 (0–0)0 (0–1) (n = 165)< 0.001*
Ship – n (%)62 (68.1)101 (60.8)0.246
Intravenous thrombolysis – n (%)58 (63.7)95 (57.2)0.309
Imaging characteristics
 ASPECTS – median (IQR)8 (7–9)7 (5–8)(n = 121)< 0.001*
Workflow times
 Symptom onset to groin puncture (min) – median (IQR) (n = 74)235 (187–291) (n = 78)250 (176–334) (n = 84)0.118
 Symptom onset to recanalization (min) – median (IQR) (n = 64)284 (215–342) (n = 65)318 (248–400) (n = 71)0.024*
Procedural and outcome parameters
mTICI 2b/3 – n (%)68 (74.7)117 (70.5)0.469
ICH – n (%)15 (16.5)30 (18.1)0.749
sICH – n (%)3 (3.3)8 (4.8)0.751
mRS at 90 days – median (IQR)4 (1–5) (n = 84)5 (3–6) (n = 158)0.006*
  1. Abbreviations: ASA American Stroke Association, AHA American Heart Association, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, IQR Interquartile range, ASPECTS Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score, mRS Modified Rankin Scale, mTICI Modified Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction Score, ICH Intracerebral hemorrhage, sICH Symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage
  2. * significant