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Table 3 Average measurement diameters and differences as well as the results of the paired t-test between differences of both methods of imaging at the dedicated measurement points, bold indicating statistical significance (p < 0.05)

From: Imaging of the pulmonary vasculature in congenital heart disease without gadolinium contrast: Intraindividual comparison of a novel Compressed SENSE accelerated 3D modified REACT with 4D contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography

 MPARPALPARSPVRIPVLSPVLIPV
Modified REACT non-CE MRA, mean, diameter, mm, SD29.0 ± 7.520.7 ± 7.119.7 ± 5.613.8 ± 3.713.3 ± 3.111.5 ± 3.412.7 ± 2.0
4D CE-MRA, mean, diameter, mm, SD29.4 ± 7.521.0 ± 7.320.0 ± 5.714.2 ± 3.713.7 ± 3.011.8 ± 3.513.0 ± 2.0
Differences, mean, mm0.40.30.30.40.40.20.3
95% confidence interval, cm0.2 to 0.70.1 to 0.60.0 to 0.60.0 to 0.90.1 to 0.7−0.1 to 0.6− 0.1 to 0.7
p value0.0020.0190.0260.06380.01990.1920.173
  1. MPA = main pulmonary artery. RPA = right pulmonary artery. LPA = left pulmonary artery. RSPV = right superior pulmonary vein. RIPV = right inferior pulmonary vein. LSPV = left superior pulmonary vein. LIPV = left inferior pulmonary vein