Table 2.

Iron quantitation in liver, pancreas, and heart by MRI

Study cohort median (range)Normal valuesNumber (%) in abnormal range
Liver (n = 73)1.2 mg/g (0.9–23.7)LIC < 1.2 mg/g36 (49.3)
Pancreas (n = 72)26 (18–128)R2* < 30 Hz19 (26.4)
Heart (n = 74)32.8 ms (24.3–40.5)T2* > 20 msNone

Abbreviations: Hz, Hertz; ms, milliseconds.