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Table 3 Myocardial strain and T2 parameters of controls and patients with suspected myocarditis

From: A novel multiparametric imaging approach to acute myocarditis using T2-mapping and CMR feature tracking

Parameter Controls Myocarditis patients p-value
LVa longitudinal strain (GLSLV) [%] −17 ± 5 −14 ± 6 .032
LV longitudinal SRb (s−1) −1.1 ± 0.3 −0.9 ± 0.4 .049
LV circumferential strain (GCSLV) [%] −29 ± 4 −26 ± 4 .014
LV circumferential SR (s−1) −1.9 ± 0.4 −1.7 ± 0.5 .362
RVc longitudinal strain [%] −20 ± 8 −18 ± 7 .488
RV longitudinal SR (s−1) −1.4 ± 0.5 −1.4 ± 6 .952
RV circumferential strain [%] −12 ± 4 −12 ± 4 .814
RV circumferential SR (s−1) −0.9 ± 0.4 −0.9 ± 0.3 .976
Mean T2 [ms] 58 ± 5 63 ± 6 < .001
maxT2 [ms] 69 ± 11 79 ± 13 .002
Mean SD [ms] 7.9 ± 2.3 9.9 ± 3.1 .006
madSDd [ms] 1.7 ± 1.0 2.9 ± 1.4 < .001
  1. a LV left ventricle, b SR strain rate, c RV right ventricle, d madSD mean absolute deviation of pixel-SD
  2. Statistical significant p values are printed in bold face