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Table 1 Proportion of incidental findings discovered in the total sample population

From: The impact of reporting magnetic resonance imaging incidental findings in the Canadian alliance for healthy hearts and minds cohort

  Scan of anatomical body part Overallc
Abdomen Brain Cardiac Carotid
Scans read for severe structural abnormalities 8196 8219 8188 8179 All scans read 8127
Scans not read or not available 62 39 70 79  
Total 8258 8258 8258 8258 Any scans read 8252
Total number of IFs discovered 257 346b 105 8 683
Mass 252 208 3 8 456
Myocardial infarction 4a   76   78
Aortic dilatation 1   7   8
Brain infarct   139    139
Valvular dysfunction    19   19
  1. aConfirmed by extended scan
  2. bOne participant had both mass and infarct IF
  3. cOne count per participant