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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Isolated thalamic stroke – analysis of clinical characteristics and asymmetry of lesion distribution in a retrospective cohort study

Variable All ITS
n = 58
Left ITS
n = 38
Right ITS
n = 20
male sex, No. (%) 38 (65.5%) 25 (65.8%) 13 (65.0%)
age, mean (± SD) 62.8 (±15.6) 62.7 (±17.2) 62.9 (±12.6)
DWI lesion volume, median (IQR) 819 mm3 (531–1235) 923.5 mm3 (629–1361) 471 mm3 (268–876)
within time window < 4.5 h 21 (36.2%) 16 (42.1%) 5 (25.0%)
thrombolysis 7 (12.1%) 3 (7.9%) 4 (20.0%)
THALAMIC TERRITORY
 anterolateral 10 (17.2%) 8 (21.1%) 2 (10.0%)
 anteromedian 3 (5.2% 3 (7.9%)
 anterolateral + inferomedial 1 (1.7%) 1 (2.6%)
 inferomedial 6 (10.3%) 4 (10.5%) 2 (10.0%)
 central 8 (13.8%) 4 (10.5%) 4 (20.0%)
 inferolateral 23 (39.7%) 12 (31.6%) 11 (55.0%)
 posterolateral 7 (12.1%) 6 (15.8%) 1 (5.0%)
TOAST ETIOLOGY
 macroangiopathic 1 (1.7%) 1 (2.6%)
 cardio-embolic 1 (1.7%) 1 (2.6%)
 microangiopathic 41 (70.7%) 26 (68.4%) 15 (75%)
 other 2 (3.4%) 2 (5.3%)
 undetermined/ESUS 13 (22.4%) 8 (21.1%) 5 (25.0%)
CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS
 hypertension 44 (75.9%) 29 (76.3%) 15 (75.0%)
 diabetes 18 (31.0%) 11 (28.9%) 7 (35.0%)
 hypercholesterolemia 24 (41.4%) 14 (36.8%) 10 (50%)
 atrial fibrillation 5 (8.8%) 3 (7.9%) 2 (10.5%)
 smoker 22 (37.9%) 14 (36.8%) 8 (40%)
 microangiopathy on MRI 29 (50.0%) 18 (47.4%) 11 (55%)
  1. Abbreviations: ITS isolated thalamic stroke, DWI diffusion weighted imaging, No. number, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, ESUS embolic stroke of undetermined source