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Table 3 Means ± standard deviation, statistical significances and effect sizes of myocardial T2, pixel-SD and statistically derived parameters

From: Mapping tissue inhomogeneity in acute myocarditis: a novel analytical approach to quantitative myocardial edema imaging by T2-mapping

Parameter Healthy volunteers ACM patients p-value Effect size r
Global myocardial T2 [ms] 58.7 ± 4.2 62.1 ± 7.2 .026 .31
Global pixel-SD [ms] 7.7 ± 1.9 8.5 ± 2.4 .166 .18
maxT2 [ms] 69.6 ± 8.5 80.5 ± 16.8 .003 .43
madT2 0.07 ± 0.03 0.09 ± 0.02 .060 .26
maxSD [ms] 12.5 ± 4.2 19.0 ± 8.6 .001 .50
madSD 0.22 ± 0.05 0.29 ± 0.06 .001 .56