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Table 1 Imaging parameters for breath-holding (BH-mTFE) and free-breathing (FB-mTFE) sequences

From: Free-breathing T2* mapping for MR myocardial iron assessment at 3 T

 BH-mTFEFB-mTFE
Number of slices11
Acquisition matrix124 × 119124 × 122
Resolution (mm)2.4 × 2.5 × 82.4 × 2.4 × 8
Field of view (mm)297 × 297297 × 292
Slice thickness (mm)88
k-space samplingCartesianCartesian
Flip angle (degree)2525
Echo time (ms)1.31.3
∆ Echo time (ms)1.21.2
Repetition time (ms)2122
Number of excitations18
Electrocardiography-gatingCardiac triggeredCardiac triggered
RespirationBreath hold ≈ 15 secRespiratory trigger
Duration12 s2 min, 11 s