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Table 6 Comparison with reported T1, T2, T2* and ECV values at 1.5 and 3 T

From: Age and sex corrected normal reference values of T1, T2 T2* and ECV in healthy subjects at 3T CMR

  Present Study Reported Values
   1.5 T 3.0 T
T1 (ms) 1124 ± 57 950 ± 21 (n = 34) [12]† 1159 ± 41 (n = 60) [23]†
1052 ± 23 (n = 32) [12]†
1286 ± 59 (n = 28) [20]
T2 (ms) 52 ± 6 GraSE: GraSE:
59 ± 4 (n = 30) [13]† 54 ± 4 (n = 30) [11, 13]
T2-SSFP T2-SSFP
52 ± 3 (n = 14) [12] 44 ± 3 (n = 30) [11, 13]†
53 ± 3 (n = 30) [11, 13] 45 ± 3 (n = 60) [23]†
T2* (ms) 25 ± 7 30 ± 7 (n = 10) [8] 20.5 (n = 20) [27]
32 ± 2 (n = 30) [14]† 23 ± 2 (n = 20) [22]
36 ± 5 (n = 30) [15]†
ECV (%) 27 ± 3 25 ± 4 (n = 34) [12]† 26 ± 4 (n = 32) [12]
  1. p < 0.01 using paired t-test vs present study (performed only for group sizes n > 30)