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Table 2 Distribution and location of acute intracranial large vessel occlusion (LVO)

From: Occurrence of intracranial large vessel occlusion in consecutive, non-referred patients with acute ischemic stroke

Anatomical location LVO Number and percentage of total LVO (n = 106)
Anterior circulation (n = 77)
Anterior cerebral artery, A1 segment, n (%) 0
Intracranial carotid artery, n (%) 23 (22 %)
Middle cerebral artery, M1 segment, n (%) 38 (36 %)
Middle cerebral artery, M2 segment, n (%) 16 (15 %)
Posterior circulation (n = 29)
Intracranial vertebral artery, n (%) 9 (9 %)
Posterior cerebral artery, P1 segment, n (%) 8 (8 %)
Posterior cerebral artery, P2 segment, n (%) 3 (2 %)
Basilar artery, n (%) 9 (9 %)
  1. A1 first segment of anterior cerebral artery, M1 first segment of middle cerebral artery, M2 second segment of middle cerebral artery, P1 first segment of posterior cerebral artery, P2 second segment of the posterior cerebral artery