Table 3

Comparison between CMR examinations before and after SARS-CoV-2 infection

CMR scan before SARS-CoV-2 infection (n=14)CMR scan after SARS-CoV-2 infection (n=14)P values
Standard left and right ventricular CMR parameters
 LVEF (%), median (IQR)55 (53–58)57 (53–61)0.091
 LVEDVi (mL/m2), median (IQR)111 (103–120)117 (104–125)0.305
 LVESVi (mL/m2), median (IQR)47 (46–59)51 (42–55)0.216
 LVSVi (mL/m2), median (IQR)65 (57–67)65 (60–75)0.135
 LVMi (g/m2), median (IQR)63 (59–77)70 (62–82)0.502
 RVEF (%), median (IQR)54 (52–56)57 (53–60)0.091
 RVEDVi (mL/m2), median (IQR)113 (107–120)116 (100–122)0.946
 RVESVi (mL/m2), median (IQR)53 (44–60)49 (45–57)0.094
 RVSVi (mL/m2), median (IQR)62 (57–69)64 (59–73)0.38
Global left and right ventricular strain
 LV-GLS (%), median (IQR)−20 (−22 to −19)−20 (−21 to −18)0.241
 LV-GCS (%), average ±SD−27±3−28±50.883
 LV-GRS (%), median (IQR)50 (45–55)49 (45–53)0.715
 RV-GLS (%), average ±SD−24±3−23±30.29
Parametric mapping
 T1 mapping, median (IQR), ms947 (932–961)937 (933–966)0.791
 T2 mapping, median (IQR), ms43 (43–45)44 (42–46)0.32
  • CMR, cardiac magnetic resonance; GCS, global circumferential strain; GLS, global longitudinal strain; GRS, global radial strain; LV, left ventricular; LVEDVi, left ventricular end diastolic volume index; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LVESVi, left ventricular end systolic volume index; LVMi, left ventricular mass index; LVSVi, left ventricular stroke volume index; RV, right ventricular; RVEDVi, right ventricular end diastolic volume index; RVEF, right ventricular ejection fraction; RVESVi, right ventricular end systolic volume index; RVSVi, right ventricular stroke volume index.