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Table 1 Sequence parameters; either automatic or volume shim was performed. For (b)SSFP sequences a SENSE factor of 2 was used

From: Clinical experience regarding safety and diagnostic value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with a subcutaneous implanted cardioverter/defibrillator (S-ICD) at 1.5 T

 Flip angle in °Spatial resolution in mm3Receiver bandwidth
in MHz
TR / TE in msecInversion bandwidth in HzAcquisition time in sec
bSSFP601.8 × 2.0 × 89543.3 / 1.6 5.5
SSFP152.0 × 2.6 × 810335.3 / 3.1 8.5
LGE251.6 × 2.3 × 1010556.1 / 3.0100010.0
wb-LGE251.6 × 2.3 × 1010556.2 / 3.0400010.0
  1. bSSFP balanced steady state free precession; LGE late gadolinium enhancement; wb-LGE wide band