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Table 1 Clinical parameters

From: Comparison of wall thickening and ejection fraction by cardiovascular magnetic resonance and echocardiography in acute myocardial infarction

Study variable Values, mean ± SE
Age (yrs) 54 ± 12
Patients (number) 52
Men (number) 44
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.1 ± 2.8
Days between AMI to baseline scan  
   2D 3.4 ± 1.7
   CMR 2.8 ± 1.6
Days between baseline and follow-up imaging  
   2D 131 ± 45
   CMR 132 ± 45
Delay, (h) 4.6 ± 5
cTnT, ug/l (max) 6.43 ± 4.26
CK, U/l (max) 2172 ± 1468
Infarct localisation  
   posterior wall 31
   anterior wall 18
   lateral 3
Pre-hospital thrombolysis 6
2D findings  
   EF (%), baseline 51.2 ± 8.1
   EF (%), follow-up 54.5 ± 8.3
   Segments evaluated 832
   "infarcted" segments, baseline 2.1 ± 1.6
   "infarcted" segments, follow-up 1 ± 1
CMR findings  
   EF (%), baseline 44.2 ± 11.6
   EF (%), follow-up 49.2 ± 11.1
   Infarct mass (g), baseline 19.5 ± 12.2
   Infarct mass (g), follow-up 15.8 ± 11.1
   Segments showing LGE, baseline 7.4 ± 3.1
   Segments showing LGE, follow-up 7.3 ± 3
  1. Clinical characteristics of study patients; AMI: acute myocardial infarction, 2D: 2 dimensional echocardiography, CMR: cardiac magnetic resonance, Delay: door-to-balloon-time, cTnT: cardiac Troponin T, CK: creatine kinase, EF: ejection fraction, LGE: late enhancement. Data is presented as mean ± standard error (SE)