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Table 3 Visibility and image quality of temporary Pacemaker leads in CMR

From: Safety and image quality of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in patients with retained epicardial pacing wires after heart transplantation

Grading of image quality n = 51(%) n = 51(%) n = 51(%) n = 50(%) n = 48(%)
HASTE Cine T1 /T2 mapping STIR LGE
Not visible 0 (0) 11 (22) 23 (45) 18 (36) 14 (29)
Visible, no image quality impairment 51 (100) 40 (78) 23 (45) 23 (46) 19 (40)
Visible, impaired image quality 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Not in field of view 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (10) 9 (18) 15 (31)
  1. Numbers are given as count and (%). HASTE, half-Fourier single shot turbo spin echo, LGE, late gadolinium enhancement; STIR, short tau inversion recovery