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Table 1 In vivo phase contrast sequence parameters

From: Method for calculating confidence intervals for phase contrast flow measurements

  Free breathing, R = 2 Breath hold, R = 3 Breath hold, R = 4
  (FB) (BH3) (BH4)
Matrix 240x180-240 192x144-192 192x144-192
Field of view 360x240-360 360x240-360 360x240-360
Parallel imaging 2 3 4
Flip angle 20 20 20
TE 2.6-2.8 ms 2.5-2.7 ms 2.5-2.7
TR 5.0-5.2 ms 4.5-4.7 ms 4.5-4.7 ms
VENC 200 200 200
Averages 3 1 1
Acquired phases 30-40 23-26 20-25
Reconstructed phases 30 30 30
  1. Flow protocols used for in vivo comparison. R = acceleration factor.