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Table 1 MRI protocol

From: Tissue stiffness in BPH patients from magnetic resonance elastography

Sequence TR TE FA Thickness/gap FOV Matrix NEX
Coronal T2W GRE 2.8 1.41 60 6/-3 360*360 (Entire pelvis) 232*228 1
Sagittal T2W 3360 100   3/0 170*170 (Entire prostate gland) 284*233 1
Coronal T2W 2500 100   3/0 180*180 (Entire prostate gland) 256*239 1
Axial T2W 3561 100   3/0 160*160 (Entire prostate gland) 268*217 2
Axial T2FS 4000 75   3/0 160*160 (Entire prostate gland) 268*235 2
Axial T1W 587 10   3/0 160*160 (Entire prostate gland) 268*225 1
Axial DWI and ADC map using b-value of 0, 800, 1000 and 1500 s/mm2 4472 68   3/0 180*180 (Entire prostate gland) 92*101 4
Axial T1W 654 10   6/1 360*360 (Entire pelvis) 360*239 1
Axial T2W 2651 110   6/1 360*360 (Entire pelvis) 300*300 1
DCE in axial plane with a temporal resolution of 8 s 4.9 1.95/3.3 10 3 180*200 (Entire prostate gland) 144*160 1
T1FS post Gd on axial plane 572 8   3/0 360*320 (Entire pelvis) 276*207 1
T1FS post Gd on coronal plane 600 10   3/0 180*180 (Entire prostate gland) 256*198 1
T1FS post Gd on sagittal plane 772 16   3/0 170*170 (Entire prostate gland) 256*177 2