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Table 1 Parameters in fetal MRI sequence

From: Added value of fetal MRI as a complementary method to antenatal ultrasound in the assessment of non-CNS fetal congenital anomalies

Sequence TR (ms) TE (ms) Slice thickness/gab (mm) matrix FA (degree) Plane
Single-shot fast SE sequence (SSFSE) 10,000 100 3–4/0.0.5 169/256 90 Axial
Sagittal
Coronal
T1-weighted (T1-WI) 100–140 4 4–6/0.2–0.4 160/256 70 Changeable
Balanced steady-state free precession (SSFP) = balanced fast field echo (b-FFE) 3.5–4 1.7–2 4/0 256/256 80 Changeable
Diffusion-weighted image (DWI) 1470 125 5/0.1 108/256 90 Axial