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Table 2 Baseline standard CMR-data and myocardial deformation parameters of patients with and without the primary outcome

From: Prognostic value of myocardial strain and late gadolinium enhancement on cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy with moderate to severely reduced ejection fraction

Parameters All patients (n = 172) Patients without the primary outcome (n = 129) Patients with the primary outcome (n = 43) P value
LV EF (%) 23.7 ± 7.9 23.6 ± 8.0 24.1 ± 7.5 0.675
LV EDV (ml) 284.3 ± 91.4 279.2 ± 81.5 299.9 ± 116.0 0.199
LV ESV (ml) 219.9 ± 85.7 215.5 ± 76.4 233.2 ± 109.0 0.242
Cardiac output (L/min) 5.04 ± 1.53 4.95 ± 1.51 5.32 ± 1.57 0.166
Cardiac index (L/min/m2) 2.95 ± 0.84 2.89 ± 0.82 3.12 ± 0.88 0.114
RV EF (%) 41.2 ± 17.0 42.3 ± 18.0 37.7 ± 12.8 0.129
RV EDV (ml) 145.6 ± 60.7 140.7 ± 56.3 160.3 ± 70.9 0.066
RV ESV (ml) 91.6 ± 56.7 87.1 ± 53.8 105.1 ± 63.3 0.071
RV cardiac output (L/min) 4.21 ± 1.33 4.14 ± 1.23 4.43 ± 1.59 0.227
Presence of LGE, n (%) 66 (38.4) 42 (33.1) 24 (58.5) 0.004
Myocardial mass (g) 142.2 ± 41.1 144.1 ± 43.6 136.5 ± 31.9 0.232
Quantitative LGE mass (g) 6.8 ± 14.5 5.6 ± 13.3 10.6 ± 17.2 0.093
LGE mass/LV myocardial mass (%) 4.7 ± 9.5 3.8 ± 8.6 7.4 ± 11.5 0.073
Global radial strain (%) 12.3 ± 5.6 12.5 ± 5.6 11.9 ± 5.8 0.563
Global circumferential strain (%) −7.3 ± 3.1 −7.3 ± 3.1 −7.2 ± 3.2 0.869
Global longitudinal strain (%) −7.1 ± 2.9 −7.2 ± 2.9 −6.9 ± 2.7 0.613
  1. Primary outcome: all-cause death, heart transplantation. Values are mean ± SD, n(%)
  2. Abbreviations: CMR cardiovascular magnetic resonance, EDV end-diastolic volume, EF, ejection fraction, ESV end-systolic volume, LGE late gadolinium enhancement, LV left ventricle, RV right ventricle