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Table 3 Predictors of misclassification of MUGA LVEFs between normal and abnormal categories compared with CMR LVEFs

From: Accuracy of left ventricular ejection fraction by contemporary multiple gated acquisition scanning in patients with cancer: comparison with cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Variable LVEF threshold of 50% LVEF threshold of 55%
Odds ratio (95% CI) p value Odds ratio (95% CI) p value
Male sex 0.94 (0.36–2.47) 0.90 1.07 (0.34–3.40) 0.91
Body mass index 1.03 (0.95–1.12) 0.50 1.07 (0.96–1.18) 0.22
History of atrial fibrillation 1.54 (0.47–5.03) 0.48 4.33 (1.21–15.48) 0.02
Left bundle branch block 0.94 (0.08–10.88) 0.96 - -
Heart rate during MUGA 0.98 (0.95–1.01) 0.26 0.99 (0.95–1.03) 0.54
Hematocrit at the time of MUGA 1.08 (0.99–1.19) 0.10 1.16 (1.02–1.32) 0.02
Serum creatinine at the time of MUGA 0.34 (0.06–2.06) 0.24 0.48 (0.07–3.26) 0.46
Time interval between MUGA and CMR 0.99 (0.93–1.06) 0.79 0.98 (0.90–1.07) 0.64
CMR LV end diastolic volume, indexed 0.97 (0.94–0.99) 0.03 0.96 (0.92–0.99) 0.04
CMR LV mass, indexed 0.98 (0.94–1.03) 0.46 0.98 (0.93–1.03) 0.43
CMR regional LV dysfunction 0.35 (0.04–3.18) 0.35 - -