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Table 1 Diagnosis, biometric data, and measured flows

From: Foetal blood flow measured using phase contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance – preliminary data comparing 1.5 T with 3.0 T

Flow (mL/min/kg)
Diagnosis B0 (T) GA (wk) EFW (kg) MPA AAO SVC AD DAO PBF UV
RV/LV 1.5 36 3.20 181 96 153 248 230 106 179
Disproportion 3.0 35 2.87 259 106 133 227 182 82 151
RV/LV 1.5 38 3.25 373 101 143 306 271 60 116
Disproportion 3.0 38 3.24 327 89 191 281 223 88 126
Normal 1.5 37 3.74 218 157 104 191 219 68 119
3.0 37 3.68 NR 140 108 NR 239 NR NR
Normal 1.5 36 3.02 222 206 201 276 276 114 138
3.0 36 2.80 261 209 150 243 295 80 192
Normal 1.5 38 3.55 248 128 116 158 201 35 115
3.0 38 3.50 202 140 84 151 239 66 180
  1. B0: field strength; GA: gestational age; EFW: estimated fetal weight; MPA: main pulmonary artery; AAO: ascending aorta; SVC: superior vena cava; AD: arterial duct; DAO: descending aorta; PBF: pulmonary blood flow; UV: umbilical vein; RV: right ventricle; LV: left ventricle; NR: Not Recorded due to foetal motion.