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Table 4 Echocardiography data

From: Myocardial involvement in children with post-COVID multisystem inflammatory syndrome: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance based multicenter international study—the CARDOVID registry

  Total
n = 111
Myocarditis
(Group 1)
(n = 20)
No myocarditis (Group 2)
(n = 91)
p-value
LVEF at admission (%) 47.7 ± 13.4 44.6 ± 14.0 48.4 ± 13.2 0.256
LVEF% < 55% (no. of pts, %) 72/111 (65) 15/20 (75) 57/91 (63) 0.438
Lowest LVEF during hospitalisation (%) 42.9 ± 10.9 44.5 ± 12.9 42.5 ± 10.5 0.576
RV dysfunction (no. of pts, %) 18/84 (21) 5/14 (36) 13/70 (19) 0.167
Diastolic dysfunction 10/63 (16) 2/12 (17) 8/51 (16) 0.999
Pericardial effusion (no. of pts, %) 21/99 (19) 3/18 (17) 18/81 (22) 0.756
Coronary dilation (no. of pts, %) 17/98 (17) 1/13 (8) 16/85 (19) 0.456
LVEF at discharge (%) 61 (56–66) 63 (53–68) 61 (56–66) 0.286
LVEF < 55% at discharge (no. of pts, %) 15/71 (21) 3/10 (30) 12/61 (20) 0.431
Duration between first ECHO and ECHO at last follow-up, days 54 (38–123) 54 (46–127) 53 (36–123) 0.571
  1. Values are presented as absolute numbers (%), medians (IQR) or mean (± sd) as appropriate. The denominator for each field is reflective of the total number of available data entry points. LVEF  left ventricular ejection fraction, RV  right ventricle