Table 1:

Baseline data for patients with MR-positive IPH or without IPH after carotid stenosis

MR-Positive IPH (n = 43)No IPH (n = 51)P
Mean age, y74.3 ± 6.572.9 ± 6.8.324
Men, no. (%)34 (79.1)31 (60.8).074
Right side, no. (%)15 (34.9)23 (45.1).400
Symptomatic event, no. (%)22 (51.2)19 (37.3).213
Mean degree of stenosis, %78.9 ± 12.475.9 ± 12.3.247
Cerebrovascular history, no. (%)
    Previous stroke8 (18.6)17 (33.3).159
    Previous cardiac disease10 (23.3)8 (9.8).433
Cerebrovascular risk factors, no. (%)
    Hypertension26 (60.5)32 (62.7).835
    Diabetes mellitus22 (51.2)22 (41.5).535
    Hyperlipidemia9 (20.9)8 (15.7).595
    Current smoking16 (37.2)20 (39.2)1.000