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Table 2 MRI protocol

From: Intrahepatic bile duct variation: MR cholangiography and implication in hepatobiliary surgery

 RARE3D-TSE
TR (repetition time)9800 ms2600 ms
TE (echo time)920 ms740 ms
Matrix256 × 256217 × 256
Slice thickness (mm)501
Flip angle90°90°
Field of view30 × 30 cm230 × 30 cm2
Echo train length25687
Signal averages number11
Acquisition timeEach slice: 9.8 sDepend on the respiratory frequency (2–5 min)