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Table 3 CMR contribution for the final diagnosis

From: The unique value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome and culprit-free coronary angiograms

  All population (n = 130) AMI (n = 25) Myocarditis (n = 52) Perimyocarditis (n = 24) Takotsubo CMP (n = 21) Unclear dg (n = 8) p among groups
Diagnosis made mainly by CMR (n) 74 (56.9%) 19 (76.0%) 31 (59.6%) 18 (75.0%) 6 (28.6%) 0 (0%) <0.001*
CMR confirmed previous suspicion (n) 45 (34.6%) 4 (16.0%) 20 (38.5%) 6 (25.0%) 15 (74.4%) 0 (0%)
CMR did not help (n) 11 (8.5%) 2 (8.0%) 1 (1.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (100%)
  1. Values are expressed as the number of subjects with the percentage in parentheses
  2. AMI acute myocardial infarction, CMP cardiomyopathy, dg diagnosis
  3. * p < 0.05 between groups