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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial oedema following acute myocardial infarction: Is whole heart coverage necessary?

  3-slice 10-slice  
(n = 82) (n = 85) P value
Age (yr) 57.0 ± 10.5 55.9 ± 11.4 0.6202
Sex (M/F) 71/11 75/12 0.3037
BMI (kg/m2) 27.0 ± 3.8 27.4 ± 3.9 0.5277
Ethnicity (Caucasian) (No. (%)) 66 (80 %) 71 (83.5 %) 0.6113
Medical History:    
  Hypertension (No. (%)) 30 (36.5 %) 28 (32.9 %) 0.6235
  Hypercholesterolemia (No. (%)) 24 (29.3 %) 31 (26.4 %) 0.3251
  Diabetes mellitus (No. (%)) 10 (12.2 %) 9 (11.6 %) 0.5766
  Active smoker (No. (%)) 42 (51.2 %) 47 (55.3 %) 0.6004
  Previous MI (No. (%)) 1 (1.2 %) 2 (2.4 %) 0.5841
  Previous PCI (No. (%)) 1 (1.2 %) 3 (3.5 %) 0.3320
  Family history (No. (%)) 25 (30.5 %) 19 (22.4 %) 0.2354
Culprit Vessel:    <0.0001
  LAD (No. (%)) 82 (100 %) 23 (27 %)  
  LCx (No. (%)) 0 (0 %) 11 (13 %)  
  RCA (No. (%)) 0 (0 %) 51 (60 %)  
Timings:    
  Chest Pain to PCI (min) 194.5 ± 25.4 201.0 ± 32.2 0.8459
Infarct Size (%) 17.01 ± 8.88 18.02 ± 8.82 0.4543
AAR (%) 27.9 ± 8.3 27.27 ± 7.3 0.9800
  1. Plus-minus values are mean ± SEM. No denotes number
  2. BMI body mass index, AAR area at risk, LAD left anterior descending artery, LCx circumflex artery, RCA right coronary artery