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Table 1 Scan parameters for the three flow-encoding sequences

From: Fast retrospectively triggered local pulse-wave velocity measurements in mice with CMR-microscopy using a radial trajectory

Parameters Cartesian Radial triggered Retrospective
TR [ms] 5 3 3
TE [ms] 1.7 1.2 1.2
Sampling bandwidth [kHz] 75.8 75.8 75.8
Flip angle [°] 30-40 30-40 30-40
Echo position 25 10 10
[% of the read-out]    
Number of read-out points 160 90 90
Number of projections 160 160 16000*
Number of Cine segments 5 3 -
Frames per Cine Segment 8 14 -
Number of velocity-encoding steps 3 3 3
VENC [m/s] 1.7 1.7 1.7
Spatial resolution [ μ m 2 ] 150×150** 150×150 150×150
Field of view [mm 2 ] 24×24 24×24 24×24
Slice thickness [mm] 1 1 1
Measurement time [minutes] 6.7±1.1 4.3±0.6 2.9
  1. *Including 500 dummy scans to establish the steady state. **Zero-filled to a 256 × 256 matrix. Reconstructed on a 160 × 160 grid and zero-filled to a 256 × 256 matrix.