|Outcome variable||Top tier MT evidence cases (n=64)*||Cases not meeting top tier evidence for MT (n=62)†||p Value|
|Groin puncture to recanalization time (min) (median, IQR)||54 (43–83)||42 (26–60)||0.008|
|Final TICI IIb/III (%)||69||67||0.854|
|Reduction in NIHSS score at discharge (from pretreatment NIHSS score) (median, IQR)||10 (6–14)||5 (1–10)||0.006|
|Serious hemorrhagic complications (%)||8||10||0.731|
|Surgical treatment following endovascular therapy (%)||6||7||0.944|
|Mortality at 3 months (%)||26||45||0.044|
|mRS 0–2 at 3 months (%)||46||33||0.158|
*Fulfilling criteria American Heart Association class I level A recommendations.
†Not fulfilling criteria American Heart Association class I level A recommendations.
mRS, modified Rankin Scale; MT, mechanical thrombectomy; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; TICI, Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction; sICH, symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage.