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Table 1 Demographic data and the history of the patient

From: Incidence and predictive factors of diaphragmatic dysfunction in acute stroke

Age69.30 years ±9.66 years
Sex51.7% (n = 31) male
Arterial hypertension63.3% (n = 38)
Dyslipidaemia46.7% (n = 28)
Diabetes mellitus30% (n = 18)
Smoking66.7% (n = 40) no smoking
16.7% (n = 10) former smoker
COPD6.7% (n = 4)
SAHS10% (n = 6)
Dyspnoea84.7% (n = 50) Grade 0
10.2% (n = 6) Grade 1
NYHA scale60% (n = 36) Class 1
35% (n = 21) Class 2
Vascular territory affectedSmall vessel 19 (31.7%)
ACA 4 (6.66%)
MCA 32 (53.33%)
PCA 4 (6.66%)
Carotid 1 (1.66%)
NIHSS3 (2–6)
Reperfusion therapies58.3% (n = 35) No therapy
20% (n = 12) Thrombolysis
18.3% (n = 11) Thrombectomy
3.3% (n = 2) Both therapies
  1. ACA Anterior cerebral artery, COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, MCA Middle cerebral artery, NIHSS National institute of Health Stroke Scale, NYHA New York Heart Association, PCA Posterior cerebral artery, SAHS Sleep Apnoea-Hypopnoea Syndrome