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Table 2 Spoiled gradient echo versus bSSFP cine imaging.

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance physics for clinicians: part I

Cine imaging technique Pulse sequence Application
Cine gradient echo Spoiled gradient echo
Fast Spoiled GRASS (FSPGR)
T1-TFE
turboFLASH
Function, qualitative flow assessment, flow jets, regurgitation
Cine SSFP imaging Balanced SSFP
FIESTA
Balanced TFE
Segmented True FISP
Function, volumetric measurements