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Table 1 Myocardium at risk comparing SPECT and CMR. Infarct size measured with LGE and myocardial salvage index

From: Assessment of myocardium at risk with contrast enhanced steady-state free precession cine cardiovascular magnetic resonance compared to single-photon emission computed tomography

  Culprit lesion MaR SPECT (LV%) MaR CMR (LV%) Infarct size LGE (LV%) Salvage Index (%)
Patient 1 RCA 38 31 15 52
Patient 2 LAD 51 47 30 36
Patient 3 RCA 30 35 1 97
Patient 4 RCA 30 30 9 70
Patient 5 RCA 31 28 14 50
Patient 6 RCA 15 23 2 91
Patient 7 LAD 37 32 11 66
Patient 8 RCA 26 24 9 63
Patient 9 RCA 25 21 9 57
Patient 10 RCA 28 29 7 76
Patient 11 RCA 11 17 10 41
Patient 12 RCA 26 24 10 58
Patient 13 RCA 14 23 5 78
Patient 14 RCA 18 24 9 63
Patient 15 CX 28 27 9 67
Patient 16 RCA 22 27 1 96
  1. RCA = right coronary artery; LAD = left ascending artery; CX = left circumflex artery;
  2. MaR = Myocardium at Risk; SPECT = single-photon emission computed tomography;
  3. CMR = cardiovascular magnetic resonance; LV = left ventricle. Myocardial salvage index
  4. (1-scar/MaR).