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Table 5 Multivariate analysis for CMR predictors of Major Adverse Cardiac Events

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance predictors of clinical outcome in patients with suspected acute myocarditis

Variables Presence of MACE at FU (N = 22) Absence of MACE at FU (N = 181) P value HR (95 % CI)
Presence and extent of Early Gadolinium Enhancement (% myocardial surface area) 2.2 % ± 4.1 5.1 % ± 6.0 P = 0.322 0.93 (0.80–1.07)
Age 47 ± 13 42 ± 17 P = 0.847 0.85 (0.96–1.03)
Myocardial extent of hyper T2 signal (% myocardial surface area) 4.9 % ± 4.9 7.0 % ± 7.0 P = 0.601 0.97 (0.86–1.08)
Initial LVEF, % 51.9 ± 9.0 57.6 ± 8.9 P = 0.04 0.89 (0.80–0.98)