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Table 1 MRCP protocol and sequences used for the current study

From: Anatomical variations of cystic duct insertion and their relationship with choledocholithiasis: an MRCP study

  T2W SS-FSE T2W SS-FSE 3D MRCP
Plane Axial Coronal Coronal
Fat suppression + and −  + 
Flip Angle (°) 160 90 90
Slice thickness (mm) 4 4 1.4
FOV 40 40 36
Matrix (mm × mm) 320 × 320 320 × 320 512 × 224
TR/TE (ms) 4000/84 3500/100 3000/720
Scan time (ms) 59 59 176
  1. T2W T2 weighted, SS-FSE single-shot fast spin echo, MRCP magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography, FOV field of view, TR/TE repetition time and echo time