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Table 1 Contrast and chasing bolus doses and injection rates

From: Standardized cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) protocols: 2020 update

IndicationContrast dose (mmol/kg body weight)Injection rateSaline chasing bolusInjection rate
Perfusion0.05–0.13–7 ml/s30 ml3–7 ml/s
Late gadolinium enhancement0.1–0.2 20 ml 
Angiography (carotids, renals, aorta)0.1–0.22–3 ml/s20 ml2–3 ml/s
Time-resolved angiography0.053–5 ml/s30 ml3–5 ml/s
Peripheral angiography0.2first 10 ml @ 1.5 ml/s, rest @ 0.4–0.8 ml/s20 ml0.4–0.8 ml/s