Table 1

MRI tomographic findings and clinical details of all 37 patients.

Patient

Age

Sex/Hand

days

after stroke

NIH-SS

FEES

Score

Location of infarct


Right hemispheric stroke with dysphagia (RHS +)

1

71

F/R

9

13

4

R, fronto-parietal

2

81

F/R

4

6

4

R, multiple infarctions MCA area

3

69

F/R

6

14

4

R, corona radiata, basal ganglia

4

77

F/R

7

10

3

R, thalamus, hippocampus, insula, parietal

5

77

M/R

19

6

4

R, fronto-parietal

6

62

M/L

3

3

3

R, precentral

72.8 +/- 6.9

2 male

8 +/- 5.8

8.7+/- 4.4

3.5+/-.8


Right hemispheric stroke without dysphagia (RHS -)

1

46

M/B

9

8

1

R, capsula interna

2

72

M/R

6

3

1

R, parieto-occipital

3

66

M/R

5

3

1

R, corona radiate

4

65

F/R

6

14

1

R, basal ganglia and capsula interna

5

66

M/R

5

5

1

R, postcentral

6

69

M/R

3

5

1

R, parieto-occipal, lat. temporal lobe

7

33

M/R

17

10

1

R, basal ganglia, putamen

59.6 +/- 14.4

6 male

7.3 +/- 4.6

6.9 +/- 4.1

1(*)


Left hemispheric stroke with dysphagia (LHS +)

1

70

M/R

11

13

4

L, basal ganglia

2

78

F/R

10

14

4

L, operculum, insula

3

71

M/R

26

11

3

L, precentral

4

71

F/R

14

5

4

L, temporo-parietal

5

69

M/R

6

4

2

L, gyri temporalis sup. and med.

6

48

M/R

6

2

3

L, parieto-occipall incl Insula

7

65

M/R

8

6

2

L, thalamus

8

43

F/R

7

8

2

L, temporo-parietal

63.6 +/- 13

5 male

6.8 +/- 2.5

7.9 +/- 4.4

3+/-.9


Left hemispheric stroke without dysphagia (LHS -)

1

79

M/R

8

4

1

L, parieto-occipital

2

60

M/R

4

2

1

L, Ncl. caudatus, insula, precentral

3

53

M/R

7

2

1

L, capsula interna

4

71

F/R

10

4

1

L, precentral

5

67

F/R

5

2

1

L, dorsal hippocampus

6

55

F/R

3

2

1

L, pre- and postcentral

7

57

F/R

7

7

1

L, temporo-parietal

8

51

M/R

4

6

1

L, multiple infarctions MCA area

61.6 +/- 9.8

4 male

6 +/- 2.4

3.6 +/- 2(*)

1(*)


Brainstem stroke with dysphagia (BSS +)

1

65

M/R

11

3

2

BS, cerebellum, medulla oblongata

2

69

M/R

8

4

2

BS, left cerebellum, left lat. medulla oblongata

3

65

M/R

9

8

4

BS, left pons, paramedian

4

52

M/R

6

4

3

BS, right mesencephalon

5

76

M/R

8

4

3

BS, right pons

65.4 +/- 8.7

5 male

8.4 +/- 1.8

4.6 +/- 2

2.8+/-.8


Brainstem stroke without dysphagia (BSS -)

1

39

M/R

6

4

1

BS, right pons

2

52

M/R

4

3

1

BS, right pons

3

71

M/R

6

3

1

BS, left pons, paramedian

56.8 +/- 14.2

3 male

5.4 +/- 1.2 (*)

3.3 +/- .6

1(*)


(*) significant difference from the non dysphagic group with similar stroke location

Teismann et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:34   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-34

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