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Table 2 LV blood-myocardium sharpness of ECG BH vs. sGS FB images

From: Sorted Golden-step phase encoding: an improved Golden-step imaging technique for cardiac and respiratory self-gated cine cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging

Sharpness (mm− 1) SAX DIA SAX SYS LAX DIA LAX SYS
ECG BH 0.496 ± 0.038 0.457 ± 0.019 0.458 ± 0.023 0.444 ± 0.030
sGS FB 0.447 ± 0.037 0.420 ± 0.032 0.403 ± 0.030 0.372 ± 0.034
Difference 0.048 ± 0.023 0.036 ± 0.020 0.055 ± 0.018 0.073 ± 0.033
P value (t-test) 0.010 0.015 0.003 0.008
  1. ECG BH ECG-gated breath-hold reference cines, sGS FB free-breathing self-gated sorted golden step cines, SAX short axis, LAX long axis, DIA end-diastole, SYS end-systole, LV left ventricle