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Table 1 Imaging Parameters for healthy subject CMR studies

From: Feasibility of 3D black-blood variable refocusing angle fast spin echo cardiovascular magnetic resonance for visualization of the whole heart and great vessels in congenital heart disease

  3D FSE 3D bSSFP
TR RR-interval 4.2 ms
TEeff (ms) 30.0 2.1
Echo-spacing (ms) 3.0
FOV (mm3) 300 × 300 × 110 300 × 300 × 110
Voxel size (mm3) 1.3 × 1.3 × 1.3 1.3 × 1.3 × 1.3
Slice oversampling 1.2 1.2
Number of startup echoes 8 10
Pixel bandwidth (Hz) 1657 1238
Number of averages 1 1
Orientation Coronal Coronal
SENSE acceleration 2 (PE) 2 (PE)
Respiratory gating 7 mm G + 0.6 T 7 mm G + 0.6 T
Acquisition window (ms) 140 140
Fat suppression SPIR SPIR
Nominal scan time 4 min 7 s 4 min 16 s
  1. bSSFP balanced steady state free precession, FH foot-head, FOV field of view, FSE fast spin echo, PE phase encoding, SENSE sensitivity encoding, G gating, T tracking, TE echo time, TR repetition time, SPIR spectral presaturation with inversion recovery