Table 1

Patient and vessel characteristics

Characteristicsn=41
Age (years)*56.0±13.0 (31–81)
Female22 (53.7)
Male19 (46.3)
Ipsilateral stroke33 (80.5)
Ipsilateral LVO18 (43.9)
Baseline NIHSS score*5 (2–13)
Endovascular carotid treatment†18 (43.9)
Medical history
 Hypertension32 (78.0)
 Dyslipidemia17 (41.5)
 Diabetes13 (31.7)
 Chronic kidney disease7 (17.1)
 Smoking16 (39.0)
 Cocaine use2 (4.9)
Carotid classificationn=47
 Normal8 (17.0)
 Mild atherosclerosis8 (17.0)
 Moderate atherosclerosis7 (14.9)
 Severe atherosclerosis7 (14.9)
 Carotid web17 (36.2)
  • *Age reported as mean±SD (range). Baseline NIHSS reported as median (IQR). All other variables reported as number (percentage).

  • †Undergoing ipsilateral carotid artery treatment with thrombectomy, angioplasty, and/or stent.

  • LVO, large vessel occlusion; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.