Table 1

Baseline characteristics and periprocedural results

IVT ongoing at FLR n=180IVT finished at FLR n=1123P value
Age (years), mean±SD71.8±14.571.9±13.40.94
Female sex, % (n)48.3 (87)48.1 (540)1.0
Prestroke mRS, median (IQR)0 (0–0)0 (0–1)0.74
NIHSS, median (IQR)14 (7–18)14 (9–18)0.06
ASPECTS, median (IQR)10 (8–10)9 (8-10)0.015
Cardiovascular risk factors, % (n)
 Hypertension41.7 (75)38.5 (430)0.46
 Diabetes70.9 (127)73.0 (815)0.59
 Dyslipidemia15.6 (28)20.8 (232)0.11
 Atrial fibrillation40.0 (72)33.9 (379)0.13
 Current smoking15.8 (27)16.7 (170)0.83
Referral for ET, % (n)7.8 (14)46.0 (517)<0.001
Thrombectomy maneuvers (IQR)1 (1–2)2 (1–3)<0.001
Time intervals (min), median (IQR)
 Symptom onset to IVT92.5 (80-135)90 (70–125)0.055
 Symptom onset to groin117 (100–149)180.5 (140-240)<0.001
 IVT to FLR47 (39–53)128 (91–180)<0.001
 Groin to FLR22 (15–30)41 (26–61)<0.001
 Symptom onset to FLR141 (121–176)229 (185–290)<0.001
Complications, % (n)
 Device malfunction0.6 (1)0.1 (1)0.26
 Dissection or perforation1.7 (3)1.8 (20)1.0
 ICH after 24 hours6.1 (11)14.8 (166)0.001
 Symptomatic ICH1.1 (2)3.9 (43)0.08
  • ASPECTS, Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score; FLR, flow restoration; ICH, intracranial hemorrhage; IVT, intravenous thrombolysis; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.