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Table 1 Base-line characteristics of 31 MCA stenosis or occlusion patients

From: Microsurgical treatment of middle cerebral artery stenosis or occlusion: a single center experience and literature review

Clinical data Value (31)
Sex
 Male 19 (61.29%)
 Female 12 (38.71%)
Age (range) (55 ± 6) years (43 ~ 65 years)
Courses (range) 30 (1, 90) days (1 h ~ 30 years)
Symptoms
 Dizziness 11 (35.48%)
 Numbness and weakness 7 (22.58%)
 Language dysfunction 7 (22.58%)
 Dyskinesia induced by TIA 6 (19.35%)
History
 Hypertension 15 (48.39%)
 Diabetes 8 (25.81%)
Diameter stenosis
 Severe stenosis (≥ 70%) 12 (38.71%)
 Subtotal occlusion (≥ 90%) 6 (19.35%)
 Total occlusion (100%) 13 (41.94%)
Anastomosis
 Obstructed 2 (6.45%)
 Unobstructed 29 (93.55%)
Complications
 Poor healing of incision 1 (3.23%)
 High perfusion 3 (9.68%)
 Low perfusion infarction 3 (9.68%)
Improvement
 Limb muscle strength 3 (9.68%)
 Language dysfunction 4 (12.90%)
 Recurrent TIA 6 (19.35%)
Preoperative mRs score
 0 6 (19.35%)
 1 12 (38.71%)
 2 13 (41.94%)
Postoperative mRs score
 0 10 (32.26%)
 1 15 (48.39%)
 2 6 (19.35%)
  1. MCA, middle cerebral artery; TIA, transient ischemic attack; mRs, modified Rankin scale