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Table 3 Parameters for axial T2* imaging

From: MRI evaluation of hepatic and cardiac iron burden in pediatric thalassemia major patients: spectrum of findings by T2*

Slice thickness5 mm
#Slices/#slices per BH15–25/5
FOV (F × Ph)32–36 × 24–27
Flip angle20
Frequency matrix96–128
Phase matrix64–96
TE1–13.1 ms with 0.9 ms increments
TR100 ms
BandwidthMin water-fat shift
810 Hz/pixel
Pulse sequenceTFE