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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and outcome parameters according to the proposed criteria of the CT and MRI

From: Comparative analysis of functional outcome for CT-based versus MRI-based evaluation in acute ischemic stroke prior to mechanical thrombectomy

(n = 152) CT MRI p values
Characteristics N = 76 n (%) N = 76 n (%) 0.34
Age mean (range) (years) 51.4 (22–76) 57.8 (23–80) 0.23
Sex (male) % 50 (65.78%) 52 (68.42%) 0.31
Smoker 23 (30.26%) 26 (34.21%) 0.42
Diabetes mellitus 21 (27.63%) 29 (38.15%) 0.54
Hypertension 34 (44.07%) 33 (43.42%) 0.64
hyperlipidemia 42 (55.26%) 38 (50%) 0.65
Ischemic heart disease 12 (15.78%) 10 (13.15%) 0.66
Tobacco chewing 46 (60.52%) 44 (57.89%) 0.67
Alcohol 22 (28.94%) 18 (23.68%) 0.73
History of previous stroke 15 (19.73%) 14 (18.42%) 0.76
IV rtPA 26 (28.95%) 23 (27.63%) 0.56
Tandem lesions 5 (6.57%) 6 (7.89%) 0.48
ICAD 14 (18.42%) 15 (19.73%) 0.62
T-occlusion 20 (26.31%) 23 (30.26%) 0.54
Baseline NIHSS—median (IQR) 17 (4–30) 16 (4–30) 0.86
mRS at 90 days—median (IQR) 5 (3–6) (n = 76) 1(0–2) (n = 76) 0.006*
  1. Data are presented as n/N (%) or median (interquartile range). CT computed tomography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, ICAD Intracranial atherosclerotic disease
  2. *Significant