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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance characterization of left ventricular non-compaction provides independent prognostic information in patients with incident heart failure or suspected cardiomyopathy

Characteristics n = 42
Age* 44 ± 15
Caucasian, n (%) 37(88)
Male Gender, n (%) 27(64)
LVEF* 36 ± 15
RVEF* 44 ± 14
Maximum NC/C ratio* 3.6 ± 0.8
Number of NC segments* 5.9 ± 1.8
Initial NYHA Class, n (%)  
I 2(5)
II 14(33)
III 24(57)
IV 2(5)
% of LGE* 13 ± 12
LVEDVI(ml/m2)* 131 ± 36
LV Mass Index(gm/m2)* 62 ± 29
Medication Use, n (%)  
-β Blockers 33(79)
-ACE Inhibitors/ARBs 35(83)
-Loop Diuretics 21(50)
-Aldosterone Antagonists 16(38)
-Digoxin 10(24)
  1. *Mean ± SE; ARBs angiotensin receptor blockers.