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The PCARDM tool requires gadolinium first-pass CMR images. As of now, full quantification is only supported for specific Philips MR acquisition sequences and dedicated reconstructions, which can be obtained from GyroTools (www.gyrotools.com). The MR acquisitions required for fully quantitative CMR include:

Only a partial analysis can be performed with the images from classic gadolinium first-pass CMR sequences available on current clinical scanners. These acquisitions are longer, subject to breathing motion, and provide only 3 slice images at representative levels of the left ventricle.