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Table 5 Subjective evaluation scores of the ability to localize the scar in the each animal dataset in the gray blood (GB), black blood (BB), and conventional (phase-sensitive inversion recovery) late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) sequences

From: Gray blood late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance for improved detection of myocardial scar

  GB-LGEa BB-LGEa Conventional LGEa
PIG 1 4 3 1
PIG 2 4 3 3
PIG 3 4 4 2
PIG 4 4 3 2
PIG 5 4 3 2
Mean ± SD 4.0 ± 0.0 3.2 ± 0.5 2.0 ± 0.7
  1. aData indicate the mean score of the two readers (the two readers’ scores were identical). Score values are: 1 = Challenging, 2 = Difficult, 3 = Moderate, 4 = Easy