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Table 1 Rates of ischemic stroke, intravenous thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy from 2010 to 2016 in Germany

From: Distribution and evolution of acute interventional ischemic stroke treatment in Germany from 2010 to 2016

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Ischemic strokes (ICD I63), n 206.688 209.976 214.157 216.535 218.371 222.220 227.687
Age, mean 75.1 75.1 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0
Sex, male (%) 49.0% 49.3% 49.9% 50.4% 50.7% 51.5% 51.8%
IVT overall, n (%) 18.362 (8.9%) 21.381 (10.2%) 24.426 (11.4%) 26.764 (12.4%) 28.447 (13.0%) 30.589 (13.8%) 33.916 (14.9%)
Age, mean 73.0 73.5 73.7 73.9 74.1 74.4 74.4
IVT rate < 80 years, % 10.0% 11.1% 12.2% 13.0% 13.5% 14.1% 15.2%
IVT rate ≥ 80 years, % 7.0% 8.6% 10.1% 11.2% 12.2% 13.1% 14.4%
MT overall, n (%) 1.662 (0.8%) 3.061 (1.5%) 4.505 (2.1%) 5.141 (2.4%) 5.526 (2.5%) 7.840 (3.5%) 10.692 (4.7%)
Age, mean 67.8 69.0 69.9 70.2 70.6 71.9 73.3
MT rate < 80 years, % 1.1% 1.8% 2.6% 2.9% 3.1% 4.0% 5.1%
MT rate ≥ 80 years, % 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.4% 1.6% 2.6% 4.1%
  1. Percentage values are based on all patients with ICD code I63
  2. ICD indicates International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, IVT intravenous thrombolysis, MT mechanical thrombectomy