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Table 1 Patient demographics of patients with and without LVT.

From: 2005 Detection of 'occult' left ventricular thrombus using contrast-enhanced CMR in patients with impaired ventricular function undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery

  LVT + LVT -
Age (years) 61 ± 10 67 ± 7*
Male 100 (8/8) 92 (33/36)
Smoking 25 (2/8) 8 (6/36)
Diabetes 38 (3/8) 33 (12/36)
Q waves 50 (4/8) 56 (20/36)
LVEF (%) 37 ± 14 39 ± 11
LVEDVI (ml.m -2 ) 136 ± 40 114 ± 31
LVESVI (ml.m -2 ) 89 ± 41 72 ± 31
DHE (grams) 31 ± 5 25 ± 13
Warfarin 25 (2/8) 6 (2/36)
ACE inhibitor 88 (7/8) 94 (34/36)
EURO Score 7.9 ± 4.6 10.3 ± 9
  1. Demographics expressed as percentage (absolute values) or mean ± SD for continuous variables. LVEF, Left ventricular ejection fraction; LVEDVI, left ventricular end-diastolic volume index; LVESVI, left ventricular end-systolic volume index; DHE, delayed hyperenhancement; ACE, angiotensin converting enzyme. *p = 0.03.