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Table 1 Baseline Demographic Characteristics of 82 patients with suspected acute posterior ischemic stroke

From: The predictive value of a targeted posterior fossa multimodal stroke protocol for the diagnosis of acute posterior ischemic stroke

Female Gender 43 (52)
Cardiovascular risk factors  
Hypertension 28 (34)
Diabetes mellitus 33 (40)
Coronary artery disease 18 (22)
Atrial fibrillation 37 (45)
Smoking 34 (41)
Hypercholesterolemia 15 (18)
Presence of infarct on follow up imaging 69 (84)
Large vessel infarct* 63 (91)
Affected side on follow up imaging  
Right 31 (45)
Left 25 (36)
Midline 5 (7)
Bilateral 8 (12)
Imaging follow up  
MRI 57 (70)
CT 25 (30)
  1. All values represent n (%)
  2. * of 69 patients with confirmed infarct on follow up imaging