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Table 2 Cardiovascular magnetic resonance results

From: Left ventricular global function index assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance for the prediction of cardiovascular events in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Characteristic Total study LVGFI ≥ median LVGFI < median p
N = 795 n = 397 n = 398
Area at risk (Edema) (%LV) 35 (25 – 48) 30 (21 – 41) 41 (30 – 53) <0.001
Infarct size (%LV) 17 (8 – 25) 11 (5 – 18) 22 (16 – 31) <0.001
Myocardial salvage index 51 (33 – 69) 60 (42 – 82) 42 (24 – 59) <0.001
Late MO (%LV) 0 (0 – 1.8) 0 (0 – 0.6) 1.1 (0 – 3.3) <0.001
Hypointense core (%LV)
(Hemorrhage)
0 (0 – 1.4) 0 (0 – 0.0) 0.5 (0 – 3.3) <0.001
LV ejection fraction (%) 51 (43 – 58) 58 (53 – 63) 43 (37 – 48) <0.001
LV enddiastolic volume (mL) 146 (120 – 173) 140 (114 – 165) 151 (128 – 180) <0.001
LV endsystolic volume (mL) 72 (54 – 91) 59 (45 – 75) 86 (67 – 108) <0.001
LV mass (%LV) 131 (109 – 156) 120 (100 – 144) 143 (122 – 167) <0.001
  1. Data are presented as median and interquartile range
  2. LVGFI = left ventricular global function index; CMR = cardiovascular magnetic resonance, LV = left ventricular, MO = microvascular obstruction