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Table 1 Selected acquisition properties of compred protocols

From: Development and validation of a short 31P cardiac magnetic resonance spectroscopy protocol

  Control (long, 20 min) protocol Short (8 min) protocol
3D CSI Matric size 16 × 16 × 16 16 × 8 × 8
Field of view 240 × 240 × 240 mm 240 × 240 × 240 mm
Voxel size 29 mls 93 mls
Cardiac gated Yes No, TR 720 ms
Acquisition time >+ = 20 mins 8 min
Chest wall muscle saturation Yes Yes
Liver saturation No Yes
NOE Yes Yes
RF saturation, NOE and blood correction factors applied Yes Yes
Subject specific flip angle map acquired Yes Yes