Table 3

List of complications with information concerning treatment and outcome

Modified Rankin Scale
NoLocalizationComplicationComplication treatmentInitialDischargeFollow-up (after ×days)Additional Information
1ACI dissection
+ ACM right occlusion
Intracranial extravasation of contrast agent after microcatheter placement531 (120)
2ACM leftDevice rupture; hemorrhage (+48 h)Anticoagulation with clopidogrel and aspirin444 (90)Initially syncope; dyspnea, cyanosis at arrival of emergency physician
3BADissection (V3)Tirofiban (because of incomplete recanalisation)5 (coma)6NAUnknown time window
4ACM leftSAH544 (90)Pre-existing
AF, decubitus, peripheral arterial obstructive disease
5Carotid T (including A1 and M1)DissectionStent, clopidogrel+aspirin53
6ACM leftIntracranial extravasation of contrast agent411 (90)Phenprocoumon (Marcumar Quick 30)
7ACM leftAneurysma spurium right groinCompression543 (90)Bleeding from forearm fracture after stroke-associated trauma; blood transfusion
8M1 leftVasospasm, ICA dissectionStent55
9ICA leftVasospasmNimodipine53
10ICA leftVasospasmNimodipine52
11M1 rightVasospasm44
12Carotid T rightVasospasmNimodipine54
  • AF, atrial fibrillation; BA, basilar artery; ICA, internal carotid artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; SAH, subarachnoid hemorrhage.