Table 5

Comparison of patients with core infarcts at presentation (ASPECTS ≤9) by region (cortical only vs subcortical only vs both cortical and subcortical)

VariableNTotal
(N=154)
Both cortical and subcortical
infarctions (N=48)
Cortical infarctions
(N=55)
Subcortical infarctions
(N=27)
p Value
mRS1340.65
 021 (15.7)8 (18.6)6 (15.4)2 (8.7)
 128 (20.9)5 (11.6)12 (30.8)6 (26.1)
 222 (16.4)8 (18.6)4 (10.3)3 (13)
 318 (13.4)5 (11.6)7 (17.9)4 (17.4)
 421 (15.7)7 (16.3)7 (17.9)4 (17.4)
 510 (7.5)4 (9.3)1 (2.6)2 (8.7)
 614 (10.4)6 (14)2 (5.1)2 (8.7)
mRS1340.73
 3–663 (47.0)22 (51.2)17 (43.6)12 (52.2)
 0–271 (53.0)21 (48.8)22 (56.4)11 (47.8)
Post-thrombectomy TICI flow1540.54
 0−2a8 (5.2)1 (2.1)2 (4.4)2 (7.4)
 2b−3146 (94.8)47 (97.9)43 (95.6)25 (92.6)
Death13414 (10.4)6 (14)2 (5.1)2 (8.7)0.39
Side (left)15183 (55.0)28 (58.3)21 (48.8)11 (42.3)0.39
ICH15410 (6.5)6 (12.5)1 (2.2)2 (7.4)0.17
  • 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.