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Table 3 CMR Characteristics: Healthy Controls and Patients with chronic heart failure.

From: Epicardial adipose tissue in patients with heart failure

  Controls
n = 32
Patients with CHF
n = 66
p-value
LV-EF (%) 58 ± 5 27 ± 9 < 0.0001
LV-EDM (g) 125 ± 35 207 ± 56 < 0.0001
Indexed LV-EDM (g/m2) 64 ± 15 109 ± 28 < 0.0001
LV-ESV (ml) 75 ± 85 211 ± 76 < 0.0001
LV-EDV (ml) 141 ± 36 294 ± 86 < 0.0001
LV-EDD (mm) 50 ± 5 69 ± 8 < 0.0001
LVRI g/ml 0.9 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.2 0.001
RV-EF (%) 58 ± 6 42 ± 14 < 0.0001
RV-ESV (ml) 55 ± 16 103 ± 64 0.0001
RV-EDV (ml) 137 ± 32 168 ± 68 0.02
EAT volume (ml) 71 ± 13 46 ± 11 < 0.0001
Indexed EAT volume (ml/m2) 36 ± 5 24 ± 5 < 0.0001
EAT mass (g) 67 ± 13 43 ± 11 < 0.0001
Indexed EAT mass (g/m2) 34 ± 4 22 ± 5 < 0.0001
EAT mass/LV-EDM ratio 0.54 ± 0.1 0.21 ± 0.1 < 0.0001
  1. Data are presented as the mean value ± SD.
  2. CMR: cardiovascular magnetic resonance, EAT: epicardial adipose tissue, LV-EDD: left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, LV-EDM: left ventricular end-diastolic mass, LV-EDV: left ventricular end-diastolic volume, LV-EF: left ventricular ejection fraction, LV-ESV: left ventricular end-systolic volume, RV-EDV: right ventricular end-diastolic volume, RV-EF: right ventricular ejection fraction, RV-ESV: right ventricular end-systolic volume