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Table 1 Perfusion sequence parameters

From: Advanced techniques improve the performance of myocardial perfusion imaging

Parameter st-GrE kt-SSFP
Acquired spatial resolution 1.7 x 1.9 x 10mm 2.6 x 2.8 x 10mm
Echo time (TE) Shortest (range 1.61-1.91ms) Shortest (range 1.29-1.59ms)
Repetition time (TR) Shortest (range 3.6-3.9ms) Shortest (range 2.59-3.18ms)
Flip angle 18° 50°
Prepulse 90° 90°
Prepulse delay 100ms 100ms
Acceleration technique SENSE: factor 2 kt-BLAST: factor 5 with 11 training profiles (effective k-t factor of 3.8)