Table 3

Distribution of eloquent reperfusion-primary motor cortex (ER-PMC) grade per thrombolysis in cerebral infarction (TICI) score and results of the multivariate analysis

TICI scoreER-PMC 0ER-PMC 1ER-PMC 2P value
TICI 2a47.4% (9/19)21.2% (11/52)5.6% (3/54)<0.001
TICI 2b52.6% (10/19)78.8% (41/52)94.4% (51/54)
PredictorORLCLUCLP value
Multivariate analysis for predictors of 90- days disability
 Age (years)0.970.950.990.003
 TICI 2b (vs 2a)0.950.382.330.903
 ER 1 (vs 0)6.102.1317.420.001
 ER 2 (vs 0)9.873.1930.58<0.001
  • ASPECTS, Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score; ER, eloquent reperfusion; ER-PMC, eloquent reperfusion-primary motor cortex; LCL, Lowe Confidence Interval; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; sICH, symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage; TICI, thrombolysis in cerebral infarction; UCL, Upper Confidence Interval .