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Table 5 Distribution of MRI-detected CMB in AF patients with and without stroke risk factors and without prior stroke according to medical history (n = 30)

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

  AF without stroke risk factors
  Yes
(n = 5)
No
(n = 25)
Multiple CMB; n (%) 0 (0) 6 (24.0)
Left hemisphere; n (%) 3 (60.0) 11 (44.0)
Both hemispheres; n (%) 0 (0) 4 (16.0)
Strictly lobar; n (%) 5 (100.0) 18 (72.0)
Strictly deep; n (%) 0 (0) 3 (12.0)
Mixed (lobar and deep); n (%) 0 (0) 1 (4.0)
Infratentorial region; n (%) 0 (0) 4 (16.0)