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Table 2 Torque requirement for a 360-degree rotation

From: A cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) safe metal braided catheter design for interventional CMR at 1.5 T: freedom from radiofrequency induced heating and preserved mechanical performance

Measurement # Segmented catheter (kgf.cma) Non- Segmented catheter (kgf.cma) Commercial Catheter (kgf.cma)
1 1.03 1.14 1.33
2 1.15 1.09 1.31
3 1.10 0.92 1.34
4 1.01 1.15 1.23
5 0.95 0.86 1.34
Mean 1.05 ± 0.07 1.03 ± 0.12 1.31 ± 0.04
  1. akgf.cm: Kilogram force per centimeter