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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Mid-term results of interventional closure of patent foramen ovale with the Occlutech Figulla® Flex II Occluder

Characteristic
Age (yrs) 47.3 ± 1.5
Gender (male sex) 32/57 (56.1 %)
Body-mass index (kg/m2) 26.4 ± 0.8
Arterial Hypertension 23/57 (40.4 %)
Diabetes mellitus 4/57 (7.0 %)
Hypercholesterolemia 24/57 (42.1 %)
Cerebrovascular Event  
 - TIA 16/57 (28.1 %)
 - Stroke 39/57 (68.4 %)
Peripheral embolism 4/57 (7.0 %)
Atrial septum aneurysm 50/55 (90.9 %) a
Significant interatrial right-to-left-shunt 46/50 (92.0 %) b
  1. Values are given n (%), except age and body-mass index given as mean ± SEM, no record in a2, b7 patients