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Table 2 Patients’ characteristics

From: Impact of a training program incorporating cardiac magnetic resonance imaging on the accuracy and reproducibility of two-dimensional echocardiographic measurements of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction

  Protocol 1 (n = 15) Protocol 2 (n = 14)
Clinical Diagnosis
 Valvular Heart Disease 4 2
 Ischemic Heart Disease 2 5
 Dilated Cardiomyopathy 2 4
 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 0 1
 Secondary Cardiomyopathy 4 0
 Arrhythmia 2 1
 Others 1 1
Image Quality
 Good 2 3
 Fair 6 5
 Poor 7 6
CMR measurements
 EDV (mL) 187 ± 95 176 ± 70
 ESV (mL) 116 ± 77 113 ± 62
 EF (%) 41 ± 15 40 ± 15
  1. EDV End-diastolic volume, ESV End-systolic volume, EF Ejection fraction, CMR Cardiac magnetic resonance