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Table 2 Myocardial ECV comparisons between control group and HIV-positive patients selected by (A) less than 5 years, (B) from 5 to 10 years and (C) greater than 10 years. Data are shown as Median and interquartile range (IQR: 25%-75%)

From: Unexpected increase of myocardial extracellular volume fraction in low cardiovascular risk HIV patients

Parameters Controls
(n=18)
<5 y
(A)
5-10 y
(B)
>10 y
(C)
p-value
Myocardial ECV (%) 27.4 (25-28) - - - -
Years of therapy - 29 (26-30) 30 (27-32) 37 (33-39) <0.001
Years of exposure to HIV - 29 (26-30) 31 (28-34) 35 (31-39) <0.001