Table 4:

Analysis of possible factors influencing patient reversibility rate

FactorsNo. Patients with DWI LesionsNo. Patients with Persistent MR Imaging LesionsP*
Preoperative microinfarctual brain63 (50%).3
Normal brain10
Age ≥80 years33 (100%).1
Age <80 years105 (50%)
Types 1 and 2 carotid plaque10.2
Types 3–5 carotid plaque128 (67%)
Asymptomatic85 (62%).9
Symptomatic53 (60%)
  • * P values by χ2 test.