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Table 1 Distribution of diagnoses and their characteristics

From: Limitations of cardiothoracic ratio derived from chest radiographs to predict real heart size: comparison with magnetic resonance imaging

Pathology Cases (%) Normal: increased CTR ♀:♂
Ischaemic heart disease 114 (36.9) 77:37 25:89
Non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy 67 (21.7) 32:35 23:44
Myocarditis/pericarditis 22 (7.1) 14:8 7:15
Heart failure/LV dysfunction 12 (3.9) 9:3 4:8
Valvulopathy 22 (7.1) 13:9 12:10
Congenital heart disease 6 (1.9) 1:5 1:5
 ≥ 2 pathologies 21 (6.8) 14:7 4:17
Normal/screening 25 (8.1) 22:3 12:13
Other 20 (6.8) 12:8 6:14