Table 4

Outcomes of patients with anterior circulation occlusions (n=511) stratified according to compliance with top-tier AHA evidence for MT

OutcomeCases meeting top-tier AHA evidence for MT (n=349)*Cases not meeting top-tier AHA evidence for MT (n=162)†p Value
Complete recanalization, n (%)249 (71%)103 (64%)0.078
mRS 0–2 at 3 months, n (%)‡142 (47%)58 (40%)0.162
sICH, n (%)30 (9%)11 (11%)0.364
3-month mortality, n (%)§58 (19%)31 (21%)0.590
  • *Fulfilling criteria AHA Class I/Level A recommendations.

  • †Not fulfilling criteria AHA Class I/Level A recommendations.

  • ‡Three-month functional outcome was available in 447 patients.

  • §Three-month mortality data were available in 447 patients.

  • AHA, American Heart Association; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; MT, mechanical thrombectomy; sICH, symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage.