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Table 4 Inter-reader agreement

From: Improved dark blood imaging of the heart using radial balanced steady-state free precession

   Image quality Fat suppression Blood nulling RV wall visibility LV wall visibility Septum visibility
Weighting Metric Radial bSSFP Cart. FSE Radial bSSFP Cart. FSE Radial bSSFP Cart. FSE Radial bSSFP Cart. FSE Radial bSSFP Cart. FSE Radial bSSFP Cart. FSE
T1 (N = 20) κ 0.20 0.63a 0.26a 0.17 0.67a 0.48a 0.29a 0.56a 0.31 0.56a 0.25 0.46a
AC1 0.50a 0.63a −0.10 0.12 0.40a 0.47a −0.05 0.36a 0.20a 0.36a 0.10 0.21
T2 (N = 21) κ 0.66a 0.65a 0.07 0.05 0.63a 0.48a 0.71a 0.63a 0.59a 0.64a 0.50a 0.69a
AC1 0.56a 0.43a −0.15 0.35a 0.52a 0.28 0.31a 0.24 0.38a 0.24 0.42a 0.26
All weightings (N = 41) κ 0.56a 0.65a 0.15a 0.12a 0.71a 0.49a 0.59a 0.61a 0.55a 0.63a 0.41a 0.61a
AC1 0.56a 0.54a −0.13 0.24a 0.50a 0.39a 0.21a 0.29a 0.46a 0.35a 0.44a 0.28a
  1. N denotes the number of data points. Cart. Cartesian
  2. aDenotes statistically significant agreement (P < 0.05)