Table 1

Imaging parameters of CMRI

 Standardised multicontrast imaging protocol3D sequence
Black bloodNoneQIRMDIRMSDE
Repeat time, ms2080048008.810
Echo time, ms4.910505.34.8
Flip angle20°90°90°15°
Field of view, cm14×1414×1414×1414×1425×16×7
Scan planeaxialaxialaxialaxialcoronal
Slice thickness, mm12210.7
  • FFE, Fast field echo; MDIR, multislice double inversion recovery; MP-RAGE, Magnetisation Prepared Gradient Recalled Echo; MSDE, Motion Sensitised Driven Equilibrium; TOF, time-of-flight; TSE, turbo spin echo; QIR, quadruple inversion recovery.