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Fig. 4 | Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Fig. 4

From: In vivo calibration of the T2* cardiovascular magnetic resonance method at 1.5 T for estimation of cardiac iron in a minipig model of transfusional iron overload

Fig. 4

taken from cardiac septum in connection to the CMR sessions. For each  pig, the weekly applied dextran-iron dose is indicated within the figure label as mg/kg/BW

Simultaneous follow up of cardiac R2* and chemical CIC by EMBs during iron loading. Cardiac T2* (a) and chemical CIC (b) were followed up with 1–3 months intervals during dextran-iron loading in 11 minipigs for up to 15 months.  Pigs 2, 4, 6, 7 died due to biopsy-related complications after 6.5, 5, 2 and 2 months of iron loading, respectively. In pig 4, parallel 5-months results of CIC and R2* were not available. Chemical CIC was assessed by ICP in EMBs,

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