Table 1

Summary of findings for PICO 1

Certainty assessment№ of patientsEffectQuality of evidenceImportance
№ of studiesStudy designRisk of biasInconsistencyIndirectnessImprecisionOther considerationsMT+BMMBMM aloneRelative
(95% CI)
Absolute
(95% CI)
3-Month mRS score 0–2
 9Randomized trialsNot seriousNot seriousNot seriousNot seriousNone453/951 (47.6%)295/955 (30.9%) RR=1.50
(1.34 to 1.68)
OR=2.03 (1.68 to 2.46)
154 more per 1 000
(from 105 more to 210 more)
⨁⨁⨁⨁
HIGH
CRITICAL
  • BMM, best medical management; CI, confidence interval; RR, risk ratio; MT, mechanical thrombectomy.