Skip to main content

Table 4 Potential predictors of stroke recurrence in the ipsilateral MCA in multivariate analyses

From: Relationship between visible branch arteries distal to the stenosis on magnetic resonance angiography and stroke recurrence in patients with severe middle cerebral artery trunk stenosis: a one-year follow up study

  HR (95 % CI) P value
Age ≥ 65 years 1.2(0.5-2.7) 0.631
Male 1.5(0.5-4.0) 0.441
Hypertension 1.6(0.7-4.1) 0.368
Hypercholesterolemia 0.8(0.4-1.7) 0.544
Diabetes mellitus 0.8(0.4-1.8) 0.664
Smoking 1.4(0.6-3.3) 0.450
Poor MCA branch signal intensity 1.5(0.4-5.8) 0.561
Grade C 3.0(1.3-7.4) 0.014
  1. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; HR, hazard ratio; MCA, middle cerebral artery