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Table 4 Parameters of heart MRI sequences

From: Systemic cross-talk between brain, gut, and peripheral tissues in glucose homeostasis: effects of exercise training (CROSSYS). Exercise training intervention in monozygotic twins discordant for body weight

Sequence Slice orientation Phase encoding direction Number of slices Field of view (mm2) Slice gap (mm) Voxel size (mm3) Repetition time (ms) Echo time (ms) Respiration control (parts) Flip angle (°) Bandwidth (Hz/Px) Imaging mode Acceleration mode (factor)
TRUFI single shot axial transversal A> > P 10 340 × 252 6.0 1.3 × 1.3 × 6.0 295.68 1.23 Breath-hold (1) 38 849 2D GRAPPA (2)
TRUFI single shot 2 chamber 2-chamber L> > R 1 340 × 252 1.5 1.3 × 1.3 × 6.0 295.68 1.23 Breath-hold (1) 38 849 2D GRAPPA (2)
TRUFI single shot nearly 4 chamber nearly 4-chamber A> > P 1 340 × 252 1.5 1.3 × 1.3 × 6.0 295.68 1.23 Breath-hold (1) 38 849 2D GRAPPA (2)
TRUFI single shot short axis short-axis A> > P 1 340 × 252 1.5 1.3 × 1.3 × 6.0 295.68 1.23 Breath-hold (1) 38 849 2D GRAPPA (2)
TRUFI single shot 4 chamber 4-chamber A> > P 1 340 × 252 1.5 1.3 × 1.3 × 6.0 295.68 1.23 Breath-hold (1) 38 849 2D GRAPPA (2)
Cine 4 chamber 4-chamber A> > P 4 340 × 276 1.2 1.8 × 1.8 × 6.0 35.70 2.47 Breath-hold (4) 12 449 2D GRAPPA (2)
Cine short axis short-axis A> > P 6 340 × 276 1.2 1.8 × 1.8 × 6.0 35.70 2.47 Breath-hold (6) 12 449 2D GRAPPA (2)
T2 HASTE Coronal R> > L 30 400 × 400 1.0 1.6 × 1.6 × 5.0 1400 87 Breath-hold (2) 160 698 2D GRAPPA (3)
T1 TSE dark blood transversal A> > P 20 340 × 276 2.0 1.3 × 1.3 × 4.0 750 4.1 Breath-hold (20) 180 849 2D GRAPPA (3)
  1. TSE Turbo Spin Echo, GRAPPA GeneRalized Autocalibrating Partial Parallel Acquisition, HASTE Half-Fourier Acquisition Single-shot Turbo spin Echo imaging, VIBE Volometric Interpolated Breath-hold Examination, TRUFI TRUe Fast Imaging with steady-state free precession