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Table 2 Reasons for misinterpretation (False Positive Results) of increase myocardial signal intensity as MLE by the inexperienced observer were in the majority of cases a wrong inversion time (TI) following by partial volume effects (PVE), and trigger of breathing artifacts. Microvascular obstruction (MO) was also misinterpreted as MLE in three cases.

From: Frequency and variability of late gadolinium "mid-wall" enhancement(MLE) depending on observer experience, image quality and underlying disease

False Positive
Reason Number
Wrong TI 11/28
MO 3/28
PVE 7/28
Artifact 7/28