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Table 2 Characteristics of patients and healthy volunteers

From: A comparison of cine CMR imaging at 0.55 T and 1.5 T

CharacteristicAll subjects (n = 65)
Age (years)
 Mean ± standard deviation42.4 ± 15.5
 Minimum, Maximum18.8, 70.5
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) on 1.5 T
 Mean ± standard deviation55.3 ± 8.7
Indication for scan - n(%)
 Healthy subjects21(32.3)
 Nonischemic cardiomyopathy27 (41.5)
 Viability7 (10.8)
 Valve/shunt6(9.2)
 Other4 (6.2)
 Referred for contrast enhanced exam16 (24.6)
  1. Characteristics of patient age, ejection fraction and indication for clinically-referred CMR for patients and healthy volunteers