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Table 3 LGE result in study groups (after exclusion of non-contrast study)

From: Delayed myocardial enhancement in children with different types of cardiomyopathy: a diagnostic and prognostic tool

Types and sub-types of cardiomyopathies No enhancement
(N = 16)
Enhancement
(N = 15)
Primary dilated 5 (35.3) 1 (6.6)
Secondary dilated post myocarditis 6 (40)
Secondary dilated toxins, drugs 1 (5.9)
Hypertrophic 10 (58.8) 4 (26.6)
Non-compaction
ARVD 1 (6.6)
Restrictive
Infiltrative thalassemia
Infiltrative others 1 (6.6)
Ischemic 2 (13.3)
Test of significance 19.4
p value 0.002*
  1. *Thirteen cases were excluded from study either due to escape of contrast out of cannula or due to no administration of contrast