Table 1

Treatment performed and the final TICI revascularization scores achieved for each arm of the study

GroupTreatmentNtPA dose (mg) (mean (SD))TICI score (median (range))
1IA tPA only43 (1.2)I (0–2A)
2Angioplasty only3N/AI (0–2B)
3Balloon infusion wire32.75 (1.1)2B (all cases 2B)
4Partial stent deployment5N/A0 (0–2A)
5Partial stent deployment and IA tPA23 (1.4)2A (0–2A)
6Control4N/A0 (0–2B)
  • IA, intra-arterial; N/A, not applicable; TICI, Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction; tPA, tissue plasminogen activator.