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Table 2 Patient Characteristics

From: Comparison of fast multi-slice and standard segmented techniques for detection of late gadolinium enhancement in ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy – a prospective clinical cardiovascular magnetic resonance trial

  Chronic myocardial infarction HCM Inflammatory heart disease
Number of patients 203 50 45
Gender [♂ / ♀] 160 / 43 (78% / 22%) 35 / 15 (72% / 28%) 32 / 13 (71% / 29%)
Age [years] 66.2 ± 10.7 62.0 ± 14.5 46.3 ± 15.4 *
BMI [kg/m2] 27.6 ± 4.2 27.9 ± 4.3 25.8 ± 4.8
HR [min-1] 68.1 ± 11.5 69.8 ± 16.2 72.2 ± 12.9
LVEF [%] 52.9 ± 10.7 63.0 ± 10.9 * 52.6 ± 13.3
LVEDV-I [ml/m2] 82.5 ± 24.3 69.6 ± 22.1 * 90.9 ± 26.9
SV-I [ml/m2] 41.9 ± 8.7 43.3 ± 12.6 44.8 ± 8.9
LVM-I [g/m2] 59.3 ± 15.8 89.5 ± 28.4 * 61.9 ± 17.2
SR / Arrhythmia 166 / 37 (82% / 18%) 39 / 11 (78% / 22%) 38 / 7 (84% / 16%)
LGE detected [yes / no] 176 / 27 (87% / 13%) 39 / 11 (78% / 22%) 32 / 13 (71% / 29%)
  1. HCM Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; BMI Body mass index; HR Heart rate; LVEF Left ventricular ejection fraction; LVEDV-I Left ventricular end-diastolic volume index; SV-I Stroke volume index; LVM-I Left ventricular mass index. SR Sinus rhythm. * p < 0.05