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Table 1 Evaluated parameters with corresponding baseline and varied values

From: Optimised passive marker device visibility and automatic marker detection for 3-T MRI-guided endovascular interventions: a pulsatile flow phantom study

Evaluated parameters Baseline value Varied values
IO concentration (mg/mL) 6.25 12.5 25 50
GRE, TE/TR (ms) 2.48/4.6 (a) 2.54/4.8 (b) 3.05/5.8 (c) 6.49/12.1 (d)
bSSFP, TE / TR (ms) 1.47/2.9 (e) 1.54/3.1 (f) 1.96/3.9 8 (g) 4.85/9.6 (h)
Slice thickness (mm) 5   10  
Phase encoding direction Perpendicular   Parallel  
  1. bSSFP Balanced steady-state free precession, GRE Gradient echo, IO Iron(II,III) oxide, TE Echo time, TR Repetition time. Bandwidth for a–d sequences was 1,445, 990, 505, 130 Hz/pixel, respectively. Bandwidth for e–h sequences was 1,510, 990, 505, 130 Hz/pixel, respectively