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Table 2 Image quality of accelerated k-t SENSE and 2D-SSFP method

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

  2D-SSFP k-t
Score 0 Score 1 Score 2 Score 3 Score 0 Score 1 Score 2 Score 3
Image blurring/mis triggering 35 5 2 0 30 5 5 2
Shimming 40 1 1 0 37 0 2 3
Ghosts 42 0 0 0 36 6 0 0
Correct LV long axes         
LV coverage 42 0 0 0 42 0 0 0
Metallic artifact 42 0 0 0 42 0 0 0
Orientation of stack 42 0 0 0 42 0 0 0
Signal loss 42 0 0 0 42 0 0 0
Slice thickness/Gap 42 0 0 0 42 0 0 0
Wrap around 42 0 0 0 42 0 0 0
Total scorea 0.33 ± 0.64 0.98 ± 1.25
  1. 2D-SSFP 2D steady-state free precession, LV left ventricle
  2. amean ± SD