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Clinical Study

Experiences of Thrombolytic Therapy for Ischemic Stroke in Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the patients treated with thrombolytic therapy.

Characteristic

Gender
 Female, (%)31 (36)
  Male, (%)56 (64)
Age (y), mean ± SD64 ± 10
Stroke risk factors, (%)
 Hypertension65 (75)
 Diabetes mellitus 26 (30)
 Atrial fibrillation 24 (28)
 Heart failure 15 (17)
 Hyperlipidemia22 (25)
 Current smoking 29 (34)
 Previous stroke 8 (9)
Baseline NIHSS, (%)
 0–715 (17)
 8–1446 (53)
 ≥1526 (30)
NIHSS, mean ± SD12 ± 4.0
Stroke etiology, (%)
 Large artery arteriosclerosis 39 (45)
 Cardiac embolism17 (20)
 Lacunar stroke20 (23)
 Undetermined 11 (12)

NIHSS: National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.