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Table 2 Image acquisition: image acquisition parameters for the challenge LGE data

From: Evaluation of current algorithms for segmentation of scar tissue from late Gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance of the left atrium: an open-access grand challenge

  U. Utah BIDMC KCL-IM
Scanner type Siemens Avanto 1.5T or Vario 3T Philips Acheiva 1.5T Philips Achieva 1.5 T
Basic params Free-breathing (FB) with navigator-gating FB and navigator-gating with fat suppression FB with navigator-gating with fat suppression
TI , TR, TE 300 ms, 5.4 ms, 2.3 ms 280 ms, 5.3 ms, 2.1 ms 280 ms, 5.3 ms, 2.1 ms
Acquired resolution 1.25 × 1.25 × 2.5mm 1.4 × 1.4 × 1.4mm 1.3 × 1.3 × 4.0mm
Pre-scan < 7 days < 7 days < 48 hours
Post-scan 3 - 6 months = 30 days 3 - 6 months
  1. †- set to null myocardium.
  2. Abbreviations: TI Inversion time, TR Repetition time, TE Echo time. Imaging centres: U. Utah University of Utah, BIDMC Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, KCL-IM Imaging Sciences, King’s College London.