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Table 1 Carotid CMR Characteristics

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in carotid atherosclerotic disease

  TOF T1W T2W PD CE-T1W*
Fibrous tissue o o o o o
Calcification - - - - -
Lipid-Rich Necrotic Core o o - -/o -
Hemorrhage + + -/+ -/+ -
  1. Note: + indicates hyper-intense; o indicates iso-intense; - indicates hypo-intense
  2. *Contrast enhanced T1W (CE-T1W): + indicates enhancement present; - indicates enhancement absent