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Fig. 2 | Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Fig. 2

From: Clinical recommendations for cardiovascular magnetic resonance mapping of T1, T2, T2* and extracellular volume: A consensus statement by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) endorsed by the European Association for Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)

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General imaging protocol for myocardial tissue characterization including parametric mapping. The choice of components depends on the clinical scenario (see Tables 2 and 4). For slice orientations see Table 4. STIR = Short TI inversion recovery. 1: Should be obtained immediately before the scan if possible, otherwise within 24 h of scanning. Not necessary if synthetic ECV available. 3: Search tool for focal myocardial edema. Dispensable if high-quality T1 and/or T2 mapping is performed with full LV coverage. 3&5: Not necessary in non-acute disease. 6: Not necessary if iron is not of interest. 7–9: Not necessary if both focal and diffuse myocardial fibrosis are not of interest

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