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Table 2 Patient assessment and hospital factors pre- and post-thrombolysis in the study sample (n = 45)

From: Predictors of the functional outcome after thrombolysis in an Egyptian patients’ sample

  Median (min.–max.)
Onset-to-hospital-arrival time
 Mean ± SD 171.8 ± 43.22
 Median (min.–max.) 180 (60–240)
Initial FAST-ED
 Median (min.–max.) 3 (1–7)
Initial RACE
 Median (min.–max.) 4 (2–9)
ASPECT score
 Median (min.–max.) 10 (8–10)
Systolic BP (mmHg)
 Median (min.–max.) 140 (100–220)
Diastolic BP (mmHg)
 Median (min.–max.) 80 (60–140)
Random blood glucose (mg/dL)
 Median (min.–max.) 156 (88–558 )
INR
 Median (min.–max.) 1.06 (0.90–1.34)
Platelets (× 103μL)
 Median (min.–max.) 226 (102–402)
Hemoglobin (g)
 Median (min.–max.) 13 (9.5–17)
Door to needle (min)
 Mean ± SD 53.67 ± 19.32
 Median (min.–max.) 50 (25–120)
Onset-to-TPA time (min)
 Mean ± SD 225.7 ± 36.6
 Median (min.–max.) 235 (120–270)
Hospital stay (days)
 Median (min.–max.) 5 (2–68)
  n (%)
Stroke type
 Cardioembolic LVO 15 (33.3%)
 Atherosclerotic LVO 10 (22.2%)
 Small vessel stroke 12 (26.7%)
 Undetermined cause 8 (17.8%)
Carotid dopplex (of symptomatic side) (n = 43)
 Normal 24 (55.8%)
 Atherosclerosis without or with stenosis < 50 16 (37.2%)
 Stenosis ≥ 70% 1 (2.3%)
 Total occlusion 2 (4.7%)
Carotid dopplex (of asymptomatic side) (n = 43)
 Normal 30 (69.8%)
 Atherosclerosis without or with stenosis < 50 11 (25.6%)
 Stenosis ≥ 50 to < 70% 1 (2.3%)
 Stenosis ≥ 70% 1 (2.3%)
  1. SD standard deviation, FAST-ED Field Assessment Stroke Triage for Emergency Destination, RACE Rapid Arterial Occlusion Evaluation, MCA middle cerebral artery, ASPECT Alberta stroke program early CT score, BP blood pressure, INR International normalized ratio, TPA tissue plasminogen activator, LVO large vessel occlusion, n number