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Table 5 Comparison of the results between present and earlier studies

From: Effectiveness of mechanical thrombectomy in cancer-related stroke and associated factors with unfavorable outcome

Authors Lee et al. [12] Jung et al. [13] Cho et al. [14] Sallustio et al. [15] Jeon et al. [16] Oki et al. [17] Present report
Number of cases 26 19 27 24 62 12 34
Age (years, mean/median) 63 (median) 69 (median) 69 (mean) 69 (mean) 70 (median) 64 (mean) 64.5 (mean)
Male, sex 18 (69.2%) 9 (47.4%) 20 (74.1%) 8 (33.3%) 29 (46.8%) 5 (41.7%) 17 (50%)
Baseline NIHSS (mean/median) 14 (median) 16 (median) 11 (median) 14.2 (mean) 15 (median) 17.2 (mean) 18 (median)
Cancer stage IV (%) N/A 89.5% 29.6% 41.7% 69.4% 58.0% 64.7%
Prestroke mRS ≤ 2 N/A N/A 100.0% 95.8% N/A 83.0% 88.2%
IV-rtPA 19.2% 15.8% 63.0% 45.8% 14.5% 33.0% 26.5%
Punture-to-reperfusion time (min, mean/median) 59.5 (median) 30 (median) N/A 52.9 (mean) 29 (median) 70 (mean) 66.5 (median)
Succesful reperfusion (mTICI 2b or 3) 88.5% 63.2% 85.2% 76.9% 75.8% 83.0% 76.5%
mRS 0–2 at 3 months 23.1% 15.8% 37.0% 41.7% 17.7% 25.0% 32.0%
Mortality at 3 months 30.8% 63.2% 33.3% 29.1% 48.4% 50.0% 26.5%
Mortality at 12 months N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 92.0% N/A
  1. Abbreviations: NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score, rtPA recombinant tissue plasminogen activator; mTICI modified thrombolysis in cerebral infarction, mRS modified Rankin scale, N/A not available