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Table 2 Echocardiographic findings at presentation

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance techniques and findings in children with myocarditis: a multicenter retrospective study

  Number (%)
Left ventricular function  
  Normal 79 (55 %)
  Mildly depressed 35 (25 %)
  Moderately depressed 15 (11 %)
  Severely depressed 14 (10 %)
Left ventricular regional wall motion abnormalities 33 (23 %)
Right ventricular function  
  Normal 102 (71 %)
  Mildly depressed 5 (4 %)
  Moderately depressed 5 (4 %)
  Severely depressed 3 (2 %)
Valvar dysfunction (≥moderate)  
  Tricuspid regurgitation 4 (3 %)
  Mitral regurgitation 13 (20 %)
  Pulmonary regurgitation 0 (0 %)
  Aortic regurgitation 1 (1 %)
Pericardial effusion  
  None/trivial 135 (94 %)
  Small 6 (4 %)
  Moderate 1 (1 %)