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Table 2 The patients’ (n = 33) demographic and baseline clinical and radiological characteristics

From: Evaluation of inflammatory markers and mean platelet volume as short-term outcome indicators in young adults with ischemic stroke

The studied parameterValue
Prior vascular risk factors, n (%)
 Hypertension3 (9.1)
 Diabetes2 (6.1)
 Cardiac disease13 (39.4)
 Smoking12 (36.4)
 Dyslipidemia12 (36.4)
 Hyperuricemia2 (6.1)
Stroke etiology, n (%)
 Cardioembolic13 (39.6)
 Small vessel occlusive3 (9)
 Other differentiated causes3 (9)
 Undifferentiated14 (42.4)
Time interval from onset to presentation (hours), mean ± SD13.5 ± 5.6
NIHSS score on admission, median (range)11 (3–19)
Infarction side, n (%)
 Right17 (51.5)
 Left16 (48.5)
Infarction territory, n (%)
 ACA1 (3)
 MCA27 (81.8)
 PCA5 (15.2)
Infarction size (cm), mean ± SD4.7 ± 2.7
  1. NIHSS National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, ACA anterior cerebral artery, MCA middle cerebral artery, PCA posterior cerebral artery