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Table 1 Imaging parameters

From: Clinical evaluation of left ventricular function and morphology using an accelerated k-t sensitivity encoding method in cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  2D-SSFP Accelerated k-t SENSE
ECG triggering Retrospective Prospective
TE/TR (ms) 1.7/3.4 1.7/3.4
FOV (mm) 320 × 360 320 × 360
Image matrix 192 × 192 176 × 192
Spatial resolution (mm) 1.67 × 1.87 1.82 × 1.87
Temporal resolution (ms) 49 37
Slice thickness/spacing (mm) 10/0 10/0
Flip angle (°) 60 60
Bandwidth (Hz/pixel) 977 1302
Cardiac phases (n) 25 32
View sharing (segments) 14 11
Breath-holds (n) 10–12 5–6
Slices per breath-hold 1 2
Acceleration factor Parallel imaginga 4x
Acquisition duration (s) 161 ± 25 67 ± 14
  1. TE echo time, TR repetition time, FOV field of view, 2D-SSFP 2D steady-state free precession
  2. aParallel imaging intrinsic acceleration