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Table 2 Detection ability of r-VIBE (MRI) for pulmonary nodules

From: Free-breathing radial 3D fat-suppressed T1-weighted gradient echo (r-VIBE) sequence for assessment of pulmonary lesions: a prospective comparison of CT and MRI

  Number of nodules (n) Detection rate
Nodule Size((mm)* CT(+)/MRI(+) CT(+)/MRI(-)
>10mm 47 0 100%
>6-10 mm 82 0 100%
>4-6 mm 48 4 92.3%
≤4 mm 25 5 83.3%
  1. * Average of length and width