Table 1

Summary of patients arriving via scene flight treated with mechanical thrombectomy

VariableEndovascular treated patients (n=12)
Age (years) (mean±SD)66±14
Sex (n (%))8 (75)
Hypertension (n (%))8 (75)
Atrial fibrillation (n (%))5 (42)
NIHSS (median (IQR))22 (16–26)
First medical contact to emergency room (min) (median (IQR))33 (20–39)
First medical contact to tPA (n=7) (min) (median (IQR))62 (51–75)
First medical contact to groin puncture (min) (median (IQR))101 (84–115)
Procedure time (min) (median (IQR))34 (31–66)
  • NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stoke Scale; tPA, tissue plasminogen activator.