Cardiac T2* (ms) Cardiac Iron Concentration mg/g of tissue (Acceptable Cardiac Iron T2* > 20 ms Anderson et. al.)

1. Anderson, LJ (2011). Assessment of iron overload with T2* magnetic resonance imaging. Prog Cardiovasc Dis, 54, 3:287-94.
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Liver T2* 1.5T (ms) Liver Iron Concentration mg/g (Normal Range: 0.17-1.8)

1. Wood, JC, Enriquez, C, Ghugre, N, Tyzka, JM, Carson, S, Nelson, MD, Coates, TD (2005). MRI R2 and R2* mapping accurately estimates
hepatic iron concentration in transfusion-dependent thalassemia and sickle cell disease patients. Blood, 106, 4:1460-5.

Liver T2* 3T(ms) Liver Iron Concentration mg/g (Normal Range: 0.17-1.8)

1. Storey P, Thompson AA, Carqueville CL, Wood JC, de Freitas RA, Rigsby CK. R2* imaging of transfusional iron burden at 3T and comparison with 1.5T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Mar;25(3):540-7. PubMed PMID: 17326089; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2884049.