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Table 1 Carbohydrate (COH) concentration, and measured T 1 and T 2 relaxation times of 12 different contrast media

From: Interactive neonatal gastrointestinal magnetic resonance imaging using fruit juice as an oral contrast media

  Solution COH conc (per 100 ml) T1(ms) T2(ms)
1 Water 0 2831 1950
2 Milk 7.3% 930 148
3 Iopamidol 0 810 165
4 Orange 9.0% 1796 440
5 PJ 10.0% (12.7%*) 243 48
6 PJ2 8.6% 258 53
7 Apple/beetroot 9.6% 1679 518
8 Prune 10.0% (16.8%*) 1245 324
9 Blackcurrant 1.0% 2803 1480
10 Blueberry 10.0% (10.5%*) 573 80
11 Raspberry 0.3% 1055 146
12 Blackberry 0 831 103
  1. COH concentration was provided from manufacturers packaging, and not tested directly.
  2. 3 juices (*) had too high a COH concentration, and so were diluted down to 10% prior to testing: the original concentrations are given in parentheses.