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Table 1

From: The role of late gadolinium enhancement of the right ventricular insertion point predicts survival in patients with pulmonary hypertension

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance All patients (n=78) Patients with LGE (n=45) Patients without LGE (n-33) p value
RVEDVI (ml/m2) 118 ± 54 132 ± 56 94 ± 44 0.0001
RVESVI (ml/m2) 75 ± 52 89 ± 53 51 ± 42 0.0001
RVEF (%) 41 ± 14 36 ± 12 50 ± 12 <0.0001
RV Mass Index (g/m2) 24 ± 13 28 ± 14 17 ± 10 0.0002
Naught on-Balke Exercise Treadmill Test All patients * (n=54) Patients with LGE (n=32) Patients without LGE (n=22) p value
METs 6.2 ± 2.7 5.6 ± 2.5 7.3 ± 2.8 0.0245
Right Heart Catheterization All patients* (n=40) Patients with LGE (n=28) Patients without LGE (n=12) p value
Mean PA Pressure (mmHg) 41 ± 19 48 ± 18 29 ± 14 0.0002
Cardiac Indec (L/min/m2) 2.7 ± 0.95 2.4 ± 0.84 3.2 ± 1.1 0.0115