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Table 3 Echocardiographic findings pre treatment according to the degree of compromised myocardial function

From: Cardiac dysfunction in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: An Italian single-center study

Echocardiographic findings Group A Group B p-value
LVEF≥55%, n (%) 0 (0) 9 (41) < 0.001
LVEF 45–54%, n (%) 0 (0) 13 (59) < 0.001
LVEF 36–44%, n (%) 5 (50) 0 (0) < 0.001
LVEF ≤35%, n (%) 5 (50) 0 (0) < 0.001
Coronary dilation, n (%) 1 (10) 0 (0)
Mitral regurgitation, n (%) 9 (90) 14 (64) < 0.01
Pericardial effusion, n (%) 4 (40) 3 (14) ns
  1. LVEF Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction