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Table 1 Border sharpness of 2D LGE and 3DSN-IR images. Border sharpness of "blood pool to non-infarcted myocardium"," blood pool to scar" and "non-infarcted myocardium to scar" in mm-1. Data are mean ± standard deviation or range (interquartile) where appropriate.

From: Border sharpness of scar tissue after myocardial infarction as determined by self-navigated free-breathing isotropic 3D whole-heart inversion recovery magnetic resonance

  2D LGE 3DSN-IR isovolumetric voxel (1.15 mm) 3DSN-IR 8 mm slice thickness p
Blood pool - non-infarcted myocardium 0.029 (0.022, 0.058)* 0.067 (0.04, 0.095) 0.071 (0.051, 0.10) 0.037
Blood pool - scar 0.083 ± 0.056 0.121 ± 0.070 0.124 ± 0.070 0.176
Scar - non-infarcted myocardium 0.079 ± 0.034† 0.171 ± 0.086 0.172 ± 0.074 <0.001
  1. * p = 0.011 2D LGE to 3DSN-IR 8 mm slice thickness, † p < 0.006 2D LGE vs. 3DSN-IR isovolumetric voxel and 3DSN-IR 8 mm slice thickness