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Table 2 Overall, pancreatic, and biliary duct visualization scores

From: Balanced steady-state free precession MRCP is a robust alternative to respiration-navigated 3D turbo-spin-echo MRCP

  Overall Pancreatic Biliary
RN BSSFP trans BSSFP cor BSSFP comb RN BSSFP trans BSSFP cor BSSFP comb RN BSSFP trans BSSFP cor BSSFP comb
All Readers 4.5 ± 1.1 4.6 ± 0.8 4.6 ± 0.8 4.9 ± 0.9 4.1 ± 0.5 4.4 ± 0.7 4.3 ± 0.8 4.6 ± 0.6 5.0 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.9 4.9 ± 0.8 5.1 ± 0.6
Reader 1 4.3 ± 1.1 4.4 ± 0.9 4.6 ± 0.9 4.8 ± 0.8 3.9 ± 1.3 4.0 ± 1.1 4.2 ± 1.2 4.4 ± 1.2 4.7 ± 1.1 4.7 ± 1.0 4.9 ± 1.0 5.1 ± 0.8
Reader 2 4.2 ± 1.1 3.9 ± 0.8 3.9 ± 0.9 4.3 ± 0.8 3.7 ± 1.2 3.9 ± 0.9 3.6 ± 0.9 4.1 ± 0.9 4.7 ± 1.1 3.9 ± 1.0 4.2 ± 1.1 4.5 ± 0.9
Reader 3 5.0 ± 1.0 5.5 ± 0.7 5.5 ± 0.7 5.5 ± 0.7 4.6 ± 1.3 5.2 ± 1.0 5.2 ± 1.0 5.3 ± 1.0 5.5 ± 1.0 5.7 ± 0.6 5.8 ± 0.6 5.8 ± 0.6
  1. BSSFP trans refers to transverse BSSFP imaging scores, BSSFP cor to coronal BSSFP imaging scores and BSSFP comb to the combined score of transverse and coronal. Values are given as mean ± standard deviation