Table 1

Patient characteristics

Number of patients60
Age, median (IQR)66 (54–76)
Time from onset to randomization (min), median (IQR)204 (156–262)
Sex, male, n (%)35 (58.3)
Medical history, n (%)*
 Atrial fibrillation22 (36.7)
 Diabetes mellitus7 (11.7)
 Hypertension24 (40.0)
 Ischemic stroke12 (20.0)
 Myocardial infarction7 (11.7)
Occlusion location on admission CTA, n (%)
 A21 (1.7)
 ICA-T15 (25.0)
 M139 (65.0)
 M25 (8.3)
Admission NIHSS, median (IQR)18 (14–20)
Admission ASPECTS, median (IQR)†8.0 (7.5–10)
Admission blood pressure values (mm Hg), median (IQR)
 SBP140 (126–155)
 DBP80 (70–90)
 MAP100 (92–110)
  • *Percentages may add up to more than 100 owing to comorbidity.

  • †As one patient had an A2 occlusion, ASPECTS is available for 59 patients.

  • ASPECTS, Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score; CTA, CT angiography; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; ICA-T, internal carotid artery terminus; MAP, mean arterial pressure; NIHSS, National Institute of Health Stroke Scale; SBP, systolic blood pressure.