Table 2

Study Characteristics—Results

First Author/Year (Ref. #)MRI FindingFU (Months)EndpointEventsTIAStrokeAmFMultivariable Adjustment
Teng et al. 2011 (20)JLH/T12.8Stroke, TIA, CEA11Not statedNot statedNANo
Kurosaki et al. 2011 (14)Plaque hemorrhage9.1Stroke, TIA743NANo
Sadat et al. 2010 (21)Plaque hemorrhage, FC rupture17.1Stroke, TIA12Not statedNot statedNo
Kume et al. 2010 (12)IPH26Stroke29NA29NANo
Singh et al. 2009 (15)IPH24.9Stroke, TIA642NANo
Altaf et al. 2007 (22)IPH1.1Stroke, TIA, AmF17935Yes, for age, stenosis, time between symptoms and evaluation, ischemic heart disease, CAD
Altaf et al. 2008 (13)IPH28Stroke, TIA, AmF14Not stated5Not statedNo
Takaya et al. 2006 (16)IPH, thin or ruptured FC38.2Stroke, TIA, AmF12444No

AmF = amaurosis fugax; CEA = carotid endartherectomy; FC = fibrous cap; FU = follow-up; IPH = intraplaque hemorrhage; JLH = juxtaluminal hemorrhage; T = thrombus; other abbreviations as in Table 1.