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Table 2 Clinical utility of parametric mapping techniques ordered by pathophysiologic mechanism and tissue characteristics. ++ = useful; + = potentially useful;? = unknown; − = not useful. *: Diffuse/global refers to findings affecting the majority of the myocardium, whereas focal/regional refers to localized, including patchy abnormalities

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)

  T1 (native) ECV T2 T2*
Infiltration Iron + ? + ++
Amyloid ++ ++ ?
Anderson-Fabry ++ +
Acute myocardial injury Edema ++ + ++ ?
Necrosis ++ ++ + ++
Hemorrhage + ? + ++
Fibrosis Diffuse/global* + ++ ?
Focal/regional* + ++