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Table 1 Characteristics

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance of the myocardium at risk in acute reperfused myocardial infarction: comparison of T2-weighted imaging versus the circumferential endocardial extent of late gadolinium enhancement with transmural projection

Male 32 86%
Age (y) 62 ± 10 (36 - 83)
Time from pain onset to reperfusion 200 ± 132 (80 - 565)
Time from PCI to CMR (days) 4 ± 3 (0 - 7)
Occluded artery by angiography   
   LAD 22 59%
   RCA 13 35%
   LCX 1 3%
   Left Main 1 3%
Infarct Size (% of LV myocardium) 14 ± 10 (0 - 47)
Endocardial Extent (% of LV myocardium) 23 ± 12 (0 - 66)
MaR by T2-weighted imaging (% of LV myocardium) 34 ± 10 (16 - 59)
Myocardial Salvage by T2-weighted imaging (% salvage of MaR) 58 ± 22 (13 - 100)
Myocardial Salvage by endocardial extent (% salvage of MaR) 45 ± 23 (-7 - 100)
  1. Values are presented as n (%) or as mean + SD (range). PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; CMR = cardiovascular magnetic resonance; LAD = left anterior descending artery; RCA = right coronary artery; LCx = left circumflex artery; MaR = myocardium at risk.