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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of included patients, stratified according to the number of acquired CMR scans

From: Dynamic changes in injured myocardium, very early after acute myocardial infarction, quantified using T1 mapping cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Patients characteristics Temporal change cohort (N = 30) Single scan cohort (N = 16) P value
Age(a) 60 ± 11 56 ± 8 0.26
Male gender(c) 27 (90%) 16 (100%) 0.54
Hypertension(c) 11 (37%) 4 (25%) 0.42
Dyslipidaemia(c) 10 (33%) 6 (38%) 0.77
Active smoking(c) 9 (30%) 2 (13%) 0.19
Diabetes(c) 2 (7%) 1 (7%) 1.0
Ischaemia time(b) (mins) 188 (149–292) 165 (102–251) 0.21
Systolic pressure(a) 124 ± 27 131 ± 24 0.40
Diastolic pressure(a) 75 ± 16 80 ± 12 0.29
Preloading clopidogrel(c) 21 (70%) 10 (63%) 0.61
Anterior infarct(c) 8 (27%) 8 (50%) 0.19
Thrombectomy use(c) 19 (63%) 8 (50%) 0.38
Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors(c) 5 (17%) 3 (19%) 0.86
Stent length(b) (mm) 28 (22–32) 26 (20–30) 0.49
Stent diameter(b) (mm) 3.5 (3.4–4) 3.5 (3 4) 0.27
Final TIMI III flow(c) 25 (83%) 13 (81%) 1.0
  1. Data are presented as (a) mean ± SD, (b) median & IQR, (c) total number and proportion, TIMI (thrombolysis in myocardial infarction)