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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 175 study patients with AF but without known ischemic stroke

From: MRI-detected brain lesions in AF patients without further stroke risk factors undergoing ablation - a retrospective analysis of prospective studies

  All study AF without stroke risk factors  
patients
n = 175
No
(n = 48)
Yes
(n = 127)
p*
Age; years, median (IQR) 60.0
(54.0–67.0)
56.5
(49.3–60.8)
64.0
(55.0–67-0)
Female sex; n (%) 56 (32.0) 10 (20.8) 46 (36.2)
Congestive heart failure; n (%) 14 (8.0) 14 (11.0)
Arterial hypertension; n (%) 100 (57.1) 100 (78.7)
Diabetes mellitus; n (%) 17 (9.7) 17 (13.4)
Peripheral artery occlusive disease; n (%) 4 (2.3) 4 (3.1)
Coronary artery disease; n (%) 33 (18.9) 33 (26.0)
Cardiomyopathy; n (%) 9 (6.0) 2 (4.5) 7 (6.5) > 0.999
Hyperlipoproteinemia; n (%) 87 (49.7) 18 (37.5) 69 (54.3) 0.062
Dilated left atrium; n (%) 75 (45.5) 14 (31.8) 61 (50.4 0.036
Paroxysmal AF 118 (67.4) 36 (75.0) 82 (64.6) 0.210