Table 2

Direct aspiration alone versus direct aspiration plus additional devices

Direct aspiration only (n=145)Direct aspiration and adjunct (n=43)p Value
Age (years) (mean±SD)65 (±14.2)72.4 (±13.2)0.0019
Time from onset to groin puncture (min) (mean±SD)483.9 (±365.1)407.8 (±288.4)0.23
NIHSS score (mean±SD)15.27 (±7)15.69 (±6.6)0.72
Time to recanalization (min) (mean±SD)30.1 (±29.6)61.4 (±35.9)0.00000201
Final TICI (n (%))
 00 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 10 (0.0)1 (2.2)
 2A4 (2.7)6 (13.3)
 2B18 (12.3)5 (11.1)
 2C58 (39.7)14 (31.1)
 366 (45.2)19 (42.2)
mRS (n (%))n=137n=44
 0–279 (57.7)19 (43.2)0.12
 3–539 (28.5)17 (38.6)
 619 (13.9)8 (18.2)0.47
  • mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; TICI, Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction.