Table 2

Average annual recurrent cerebral ischaemias in patients with one and in patients with multiple ischaemic events before diagnosis of PFO

Average annual recurrent events
PatientsNumber of recurrent eventsStrokesStrokes and/or TIAs
All (n=157):
    Strokes7
    TIAs141.8%5.5%
With one ischaemic event (n=113):
    Strokes3
    TIAs71.1%3.7%
With multiple ischaemic events (n=44):
    Strokes4
    TIAs73.6%9.9%