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Table 1 CMRI features of thrombus vs tumor

From: Diagnostic value of cardiac magnetic resonance for the differential diagnosis of thrombus vs tumor

  Thrombus Tumor p Sensitivity Specificity Accuracy
Size (mm) * 23±13 42±27 0.01 76% 71% 74%
Homogeneity (+) 23 (89%) 9 (39% ) <0.0001 89% 61% 76%
Motility (+) 5 (19% ) 9 (38%) 0.15    
Hyperintensity T1w 2 (17%) 7 (29%) 0.69    
Hyperintensity T2w 8 (42%) 17 (74%) 0.04 58% 74% 67%
Perfusion (+) 2 (13% ) 15 (68%) 0.001 87% 68% 76%
LGE (+) 1 (4%) 16 (67%) <0.0001 96% 67% 81%
Typical pattern on TI scout** 19 (95% ) 2 (9%) <0.0001 95% 91% 93%
  1. *Maximal diameter. Cutoff value ≥29.5 mm ** Hyper-isointensity (in comparison with normal myocardium) with short inversion times and hypointensity with long inversion times.