Table 3

Baseline characteristics and treatment variables of all patients undergoing an endovascular procedure*

Patient NoLocationHUSize (mm)NIHSSDevicePassesDACTICIComplicationmRSPresumed embolic source
1M1 right3207×324Capture (3×15/20 mm)3Sofia Plus 6F0Break up of the wire of the capture device, capture is left in the M1 segment without bypass effect6
2M2 right15010×25Capture (3×15/20 mm)4Yes, not specified2aNone6
3Carotid T right2405×412Solitaire (6×30 mm)5Sofia plus2aNone5
4M1 right6407×415Capture (3×15/20 mm)25 Max ACE0NoneLost to follow-up
5M1 left4805×312Capture (3×15/20 mm)15 Max ACE0Perforation of M3 branch which was occluded with coils – subarachnoid contrast/ blood6After TAVI
6M2 left1605×224Solitaire 4×20 mm45 Max ACE0None6After renal artery stenting
7M1 left1805×24Solitaire 4×20 mm1No3None0
8Carotid T right2707×316Solitaire 6×30 mm35 Max ACE1Decompressive craniotomy6
9M2 left3504×27No intervention due to tortuosity and inaccessibility of intracranial circulation6
10M1 right4405×412No intervention due to good collaterals2After aortic arch repair
11M1 left2558×48No intervention due to good collaterals0
  • *Three patients showed a calcified intracranial thrombus on non-contrast CT but were not included for further analysis (No 9–11).

  • DAC, distal access catheter; HU, Hounsfield units; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; TAVI, transcatheter aortic valve implantation; TICI, Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction.