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Table 2 MR imaging parameters

From: Added value of diffusion-weighted MRI in assessment of pleural lesions

Sequence RT/ET (ms) Direction of frequency encoding Section thickness (mm) Slice gap (mm) Field of view (mm) Matrix
Axial T1 WI (TSE) 10/4.6 AP 9 2 420 × 325 × 306 212 × 179
Coronal T1 WI (TSE) 10/4.6 R/L 9 1.5 425 × 425 × 208 284 × 246
Axial T2 WI (TSE) 738/100 AP 9 2 420 × 325 × 306 248 × 167
Coronal T2 WI (TSE) 738/100 R/L 9 1.5 425 × 425 × 208 284 × 246
Sagittal T2 WI (TSE) 738/100 AP 8.5 1 400 × 299 × 284 268 × 195
Axial STIR WI 1788.3/20 AP 10 2 450 × 333 × 334 216 × 161
DWI (SS-SE-EPI-with fat suppression) Acquired in a transverse plane, using three b values; low (0–50 s/mm2), intermediate (500 s/mm2), and high b value (1000 s/mm2)
1407/66.5 AP 9 2 420 × 324 × 306 140 × 107
  1. TR repetition time, TE echo time, WI weighted image, TSE turbo spin echo, STIR short tau inversion recovery, R/L right to left, A/P antero-posterior, SS-SE-EPI single-shot spin-echo echo-planar imaging