Table 3

Outcomes of patients with perfect ASPECTS (no core infarct seen at presentation) versus those with subcortical core infarcts at presentation (subcortical=lentiform nuclei, caudate, and/or internal capsule)

VariableNTotal
(N=108)
Subcortical infarction
(N=76)
Perfect ASPECTS
(N=32)
p Value
mRS940.76
 015 (16.0)10 (14.9)5 (18.5)
 116 (17.0)11 (16.4)5 (18.5)
 218 (19.1)11 (16.4)7 (25.9)
 310 (10.6)9 (13.4)1 (3.7)
 414 (14.9)11 (16.4)3 (11.1)
 59 (9.6)6 (9.0)3 (11.1)
 612 (12.8)9 (13.4)3 (11.1)
mRS940.18
 3–645 (47.9)35 (52.2)10 (37.0)
 0–249 (52.1)32 (47.8)17 (63.0)
Post-thrombectomy TICI flow1080.26
 0−2a6 (5.6)3 (3.9)3 (9.4)
 2b−3102 (94.4)73 (96.1)29 (90.6)
Death9412 (12.8)9 (13.4)3 (11.1)0.76
Side (left)10762 (57.9)40 (53.3)22 (68.8)0.14
ICH1089 (8.3)8 (10.5)1 (3.1)0.85
  • All data are presented as mean (SD) or frequency (%) for continuous or categorical data, respectively. Statistical significance was assessed using Student's t test or χ2 test for continuous or categorical data, respectively.

  • ASPECTS, Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score; ICH, intracerebral hemorrhage; mRS, modified Rankin Score; TICI, Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction.