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The value of myocardial contraction fraction based on CMR film sequence in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with preserved ejection fraction
JIANG Yuqi  SHU Jingwei  YU Honglin  ZHANG Xinna  ZHAO Lingling  YANG Panpan  LIU Xiaoqin  ZHAO Ren  QIAN Yinfeng  YU Yongqiang  LI Xiaohu 

Cite this article as: Jiang YQ, Shu JW, Yu HL, et al. The value of myocardial contraction fraction based on CMR film sequence in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with preserved ejection fraction[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(12): 38-44. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.12.007.

[Abstract] Objective Myocardial contraction fraction (MCF) of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) was used to evaluate myocardial function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with preserved ejection fraction (HCMpEF), and to explore the relationship between MCF and left ventricular morphology and function, cardiac fibrosis and myocardial strain parameters.Materials and Methods The data of 55 HCMpEF patients and 24 normal controls were retrospectively analyzed. The CVI 42 software was used to measure the relevant parameters of left ventricular function, including left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), left ventricular mass index (LVMi) and left ventricular maximal wall thickness (LVMWT), and quantitatively evaluate of myocardial native T1 mapping, extracellular volume fraction (ECV), myocardial indexed interstitial volume and late gadolinium enhancement (LGE), and measure 2D global strain parameters of the left ventricle include global radial strain (GRS), global circumferential strain (GCS) and global longitudinal strain (GLS). MCF was calculated by dividing left ventricular stroke volume (LVSV) by left ventricular myocardial volume (LVMV). Pearson or Spearman analysis was used for linear or monotonic nonlinear correlations. Independent-samples t-test or Mann-Whitney U-test was performed for multiple comparisons. The receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve calculated the diagnostic efficacy of left ventricular function parameters for HCMpEF.Results MCF, GRS, GCS and GLS in the HCMpEF group was significantly lower than those in the control group (P<0.05), while LVMi and LVMWT were significantly higher than those in the control group (P<0.05). Correlation analysis showed that MCF correlated linearly with LVEF (r=0.402, P=0.002), LVMWT (r=-0.704, P=0.004), native T1 (r=-0.342, P=0.011), ECV (r=-0.348, P=0.009), GRS (r=0.642, P<0.001), GCS (r=-0.679, P<0.001) and GLS (r=-0.675, P<0.001), MCF correlated nonlinearly with LVMi (r=-0.710, P<0.001), LGE mass fraction (r=-0.655, P<0.001), myocardial indexed interstitial volume (r=-0.707, P<0.001). The area under the ROC curve of MCF, LVMi, GRS, GCS and GLS in differentiating the HCMpEF group from the healthy control group was 0.99, 0.97, 0.71, 0.77 and 0.97, respectively (P<0.05).Conclusions The MCF calculated by CMR is a simple and effective index to evaluate the overall cardiac systolic function of HCMpEF patients, which can provide a new quantitative imaging marker for the clinical diagnosis and treatment of HCMpEF.
[Keywords] hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;left ventricle;ejection fraction;myocardial contraction fraction;strain;fibrosis;magnetic resonance imaging;cardiac magnetic resonance cine imaging

JIANG Yuqi1   SHU Jingwei2   YU Honglin2   ZHANG Xinna2   ZHAO Lingling1   YANG Panpan1   LIU Xiaoqin2   ZHAO Ren3   QIAN Yinfeng2   YU Yongqiang2   LI Xiaohu1, 2*  

1 Department of Radiology, Fuyang Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Fuyang 236000, China

2 Department of Radiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei 230022, China

3 Department of Cardiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei 230022, China

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Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 82071897).
Received  2022-08-05
Accepted  2022-11-28
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.12.007
Cite this article as: Jiang YQ, Shu JW, Yu HL, et al. The value of myocardial contraction fraction based on CMR film sequence in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with preserved ejection fraction[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(12): 38-44. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.12.007.

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