To investigate the performance of T Fifty STEMI patients were prospectively recruited between August 2013 and July 2014 following informed consent. Forty-eight patients completed a 1.5T cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with native T The mean age was 59 ± 13 years old and 88% (24/48) were male. In all, 39 patients had interpretable T2* maps and 26/39 (67%) of the patients had IMH ( T2* <20 msec on T2* maps). Both T The presence of a hypointense core on the T 2 Technical Efficacy: Stage 2 J. MAGN. RESON. IMAGING 2017;46:877-886.