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Table 1 Comparison between favorable and unfavorable outcomes in patients receiving EVT

From: Plasma neurofilament light chain level predicts outcomes in stroke patients receiving endovascular thrombectomy

  All patients mRS 0–2 (n = 32) mRS 3–6 (n = 28) P
Age 71.2±11.8 68.4±11.3 74.4±11.6 0.04
Male sex 34 (56.7%) 23 (71.9%) 11 (39.3%) 0.01
Hypertension 39 (65.0%) 19 (59.4%) 20 (71.4%) 0.33
Diabetes mellitus 22 (36.7%) 11 (34.4%) 11 (39.3%) 0.69
Hyperlipidemia 33 (55.0%) 17 (53.1%) 16 (57.1%) 0.76
Atrial fibrillation 37 (61.7%) 16 (50.0%) 21 (75.0%) 0.046
tPA administration 16 (26.7%) 7 (21.9%) 9 (32.1%) 0.37
NIHSS 16.3±6.9 15.1±6.3 17.7±7.5 0.18
Stroke subtype     0.59
 Cardioembolism 43 (71.7%) 22 (68.8%) 21 (75.0%)  
 Large-artery atherosclerosis 10 (16.7%) 5 (15.6%) 5 (17.9%)  
 Others 7 (11.7%) 5 (15.6%) 2 (7.1%)  
ICA/M1 occlusion 44 (73.3%) 23 (71.9%) 21 (75.0%) 0.78
Procedure time     
 Onset-to-puncture (min) 210 (138, 360) 239 (144, 418) 203 (134, 278) 0.30
 Onset-to-recanalized (min) 234 (156, 391) 259 (159, 439) 215 (144, 336) 0.37
 mTICI 2c-3 43 (71.7%) 27 (84.4%) 16 (57.1%) 0.02
Neuroimaging     
 ASPECTS 8 (7, 9) 9 (7, 9) 8 (7, 10) 0.38
 Initial core (ml) 20 (6, 38) 14 (3, 26) 26 (12, 47) 0.03
 Penumbra (ml) 64 (32, 89) 57 (32, 79) 65 (43, 102) 0.40
 Final infarct (ml) 13.9 (3.8, 61.4) 8.7 (1.7, 22.4) 24.5 (6.5, 139.1) 0.01
Outcome     
 mRS score 2 (1, 4) 1 (1, 2) 5 (4, 5) <0.001
 Mortality 4 (6.7%) 0 (0%) 4 (14.3%) 0.04
 Any ICH 20 (33.3%) 9 (28.1%) 11 (39.3%) 0.36
 Hemorrhagic infarct 14 (23.3%) 7 (21.9%) 7 (25.0%) 0.78
 Parenchymal hemorrhage 6 (10.0%) 2 (6.3%) 4 (14.3%) 0.40
  1. The Mann–Whitney U test was used for the continuous variables, whereas the chi-square test was used for the categorical variables. Bold type indicates significant results (P < 0.05)
  2. ASPECTS Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score, ICA internal carotid artery, ICH intracerebral hemorrhage, mRS modified Rankin Scale, mTICI modified Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction, NIHSS National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, tPA tissue-type plasminogen activator