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Table 4 Recipe table for specific parametric mapping protocols. SAX = short axis slice, 3Ch = 3 chamber view, 4Ch = 4 chamber view, T1 = T1 mapping, T2 = T2 mapping, T2* = T2* mapping

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)

Scenario Pulse sequences/slice orientations Breathholds
Amyloid T1 mid and basal SAX, 4Ch 7
repeated post contrast
T2 mid SAX,
T2* -
Anderson-Fabry T1 mid and basal SAX, 3Ch 4 – 7
repeated post contrast (research)
T2 basal SAX
T2* -
Iron overload T1 mid and basal SAX, 4Ch 6
not post contrast
T2 liver single transverse
T2* mid SAX, liver single transverse
Myocarditis, acute myocardial infarction, other regional disease T1 SAX multi-slice, long axis (through region of hyper-intensity on STIR or regional wall motion abnormality on cine) 16 – 25
repeated post contrast
T2 SAX multi-slice
T2* -
Diffuse fibrosis T1 mid and basal SAX, 4Ch (research) 6
repeated post contrast
T2 (research)
T2* -