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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study subjects

From: Correction with blood T1 is essential when measuring post-contrast myocardial T1 value in patients with acute myocardial infarction

Variables AMI (n=18) Cardiomyopathy (n=13) Control (n=8)
Age, yrs 52.4±11.6 48.2±13.8 35.1±10.3
Men/women 17/1 10/3 8/0
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 110.0±17.0 115.3±11.7  
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 72.8±10.6 74.2±7.1  
Heart rate, bpm 78.0±13.7 77.7±15.4  
Diabetes (%) 4 (22)   
LAD/RCA/LCx 8/8/2   
LV end-diastolic volume, mL 141.9±31.3 182.7±71.3  
LV end-systolic volume, mL 68.7±26.1 125.2±102.2  
LV mass, g 131.2±30.2 155.1±53.5  
LV ejection fraction, % 52.4±10.3 44.9±28.7  
  1. LAD, left anterior descending coronary artery; RCA, right coronary artery; LCx, left circumflex artery; LV, left ventricular.