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Table 2 CMR findings of the SSc patients studied

From: Silent myocarditis in systemic sclerosis detected by cardiovascular magnetic resonance using Lake Louise criteria

Characteristics dSSc (n = 62) lSSc (n = 20)
LVEDV (ml) 117.9 ± 27.9 119.9 ± 19.2
LVESV (ml) 42.6 ± 19.8 40.9 ± 9.5
LVEF (%) 64.7 ± 9.4 63.5 ± 5.7
RVEDV (ml) 110.8 ± 30.9 108.5 ± 21.7
RVESV (ml) 54.4 ± 25.9 46.1 ± 11.8
RVEF (%) 55 ± 11 57 ± 8.5
LGE (%LV) 2 ± 2.9 1 ± 1.77
T2 ratio 1.8 ± 0.4 1.6 ± 0.4
EGE 1.9 ± 2.2 1.4 ± 2.6
  1. LVEDV Left ventricular enddiastolic volume
  2. LVESV Left ventricular endsystolic volume
  3. LVEF Left ventricular ejection fraction
  4. RVEDV Right ventricular enddiastolic volume
  5. RVESV Right ventricular endsystolic volume
  6. RVEF Right ventricular ejection fraction
  7. EGE Early Gd enhancement
  8. LGE Late Gd enhancement