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Table 2 Echocardiographic findings in all patients.

From: Transesophageal echocardiography in patients with cryptogenic cerebral ischemia

Finding n %
Any echocardiographic finding 369 52.6
Patent Foramen ovale (PFO) 152 21.7
Valvular abnormalities 111 15.8
Aortic plaques 102 14.5
Aortic valve sclerosis 66 9.4
Atrial septal aneurysm 51 7.3
regional myocardial dyskinesia in > 2 segments 50 7.1
Left atrial dilatation 47 6.7
Atrial septal defect 28 4.0
Spontaneous echo contrast (SEC) 18 2.6
Mitral valve prolapse 15 2.1
Valvular vegetations 14 2.0
Aortic valve strands 14 2.0
Intracardial thrombi 13 1.9
mitral valve annulus calcification 10 1.4
Chiari networkt 6 0.9
Aortic valve stenosis 5 0.7
Mitral valve strands 5 0.7
Aortic thrombi 4 0.6
Aortic aneurysm 3 0.4
Prosthetic valve 3 0.43
Left ventricular dilatation 3 0.43
Intracardiac tumor 1 0.14
Mitral valve stenosis 1 0.14