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Table 1 Contrast and chasing bolus doses and injection rates

From: Standardized cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) protocols 2013 update

Indication Contrast dose (mmol/kg body weight) Injection rate Saline chasing bolus Injection rate
Perfusion 0.05-0.1 3-7 mL/s 30 mL 3-7 mL/s
Late gadolinium enhancement 0.1-0.2   20 mL  
Angiography (carotids, renals, aorta) 0.1-0.2 2-3 mL/s 20 mL 2-3 mL/s
Time-resolved angiography 0.05 3-5 mL/s 30 mL 3-5 mL/s
Peripheral angiography 0.2 First 10 mL @ 1.5 mL/s, rest @ 0.4-0.8 mL/s 20 mL 0.4-0.8 mL/s