Table 3

Characteristics of Patients With False Negative and False Positive DHE-CMR Results

False negative: DHE-CMR negative, EMB positive
 Patient #1, 77-year-old manHistory of coronary artery bypass grafting, chronic renal failure. Patient alive at 1 year. Transmural DHE in apex, distal anteroseptal, and distal inferior walls, interpreted as an ischemic scar.
 Patient #2, 75-year-old manHistory of coronary artery bypass grafting, aortic valve replacement, and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Patient alive at 1 year. DHE of the basal anteroseptal, basal inferior, basal lateral, basal inferolateral, and basal inferoseptal in a patient with an asymmetrically thickened septum, interpreted as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
False positive: DHE-CMR positive, EMB negative
 Patient #1, 48-year-old manHistory of chronic kidney disease, hypertensive heart disease. EMB negative. Patient alive at 1 year. Diffuse subendocardial pattern of DHE.
 Patient #2, 68-year-old manHistory of coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction. EMB negative. Patient alive at 1 year. Diffuse subendocardial pattern of DHE.

Abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2.