Table 1

 Clinical and demographic data

*Cl, Claudicatio intermittens; HA, hypertension arterialis; HC, hypercholesterolaemia; S, smoking.
†MRC, Medical Research Council Scale (0 = no movement, 5 = normal muscle strength), average value of both upper and lower extremities.
‡SSS, Scandinavian Stroke Scale (0–58).
¶Barthel, modified Barthel (0–100).
§MAS, Motor Assessment Scale (upper extremity 0–18).
Neurological scores performed on admission = 1, after 30 days = 2 and after 90 days = 3.
Patient No/sex1/M2/M3/F4/M5/M
Age (y)5157645565
Risk factors*S0HA, HC, SHA, S, ClS
Localisation of infarctStriatocapsular dexCentrum semiovale dexInfarcts subcortically sinCorona radiate sinInternal capsule dex
Scan timeDay 4Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4
MRC1†/SSS1‡2.30/363.87/504.60/543.92/522.97/46
MRC2/SSS22.19/364.55/565.00/584.45/563.97/52
MRC3/SSS32.44/414.80/585.00/584.61/564.75/55
Barthel1¶2070959560
Barthel250100100100100
Barthel36010010010095
MAS1§061051
MAS2315181010
MAS3318181712