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Table 3 Baseline characteristics in patients classified on the basis of presence of LGE

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

Characteristic LGE present (n = 26) LGE absent (n = 9)
Age 42 ± 16 42 ± 12
Caucasian, n (%) 22(85) 9(100)
Male Gender, n (%) 21(81) 2(22)
LVEF 30 ± 12 48 ± 10*
RVEF 40 ± 13 51 ± 9*
Maximum NC/C ratio 3.6 ± 0.8 3.3 ± 0.8
Number of NC segments 6.0 ± 1.6 5.1 ± 2.0
LVEDVI(ml/m2) 141 ± 36 96 ± 21*
LV Mass Index(gm/m2) 72 ± 30 50 ± 23*
  1. *p < 0.05 vs. LGE present.