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Table 1 Patient characteristics (total cohort = 41)

From: Discrepancy between significant fibrosis and active inflammation in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis: combined and image fusion analysis of cardiac magnetic resonance and 18F fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

Age 62 ± 25.2
Female 60%
Asian 100%
ECG abnormality (AVB, BBB, PVCs*) 67%
Ventricular tachycardia 15%
Palpitation 54%
Syncope 24%
Heart failure 43%
JCS** 2017 criteria
 Major
  1 major 61%
  2 major or over 26%
 Minor
  0 minor 9%
  1 minor 11%
  2 minor 36%
  3 minor or over 42%
HRS*** 2014 expert consensus criteria
 1 major 30%
 2 major 100%
LVEF 34.2 ± 13.5%
LVEDV 133.2 ± 57.1 mL
LVESV 82.5 ± 54.0 mL
LGE volume 30.5 ± 26.4 mL
Whole myocardial SUVmax 8.7 ± 4.1
SUV volume 70.6 ± 101.8 mL
  1. Data was described as mean value or percentage
  2. *Atrioventiricular block, right or left bundle branch block, or premature ventricular contraction
  3. **Japanese Circulation Society
  4. ***Heart Rhythm Society