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Table 1 Magnetic resonance imaging acquisition parameters

From: Native T1 mapping for differentiating the histopathologic type, grade, and stage of rectal adenocarcinoma: a pilot study

  T2WI TSE DWI T1 mapping
TR (ms) 3200 4050 3
TE (ms) 101 48 1.32
Field of view (mm2) 200 × 200 300 × 225 380 × 308
Slice thickness (mm) 3 3 4
No. of slices 20 20 20
Acquisition matrix 320 × 240 168 × 126 192 × 125
Reconstructed voxel size (mm3) 0.3 × 0.3 × 3.0 1.8 × 1.8 × 3.0 1.0 × 1.0 × 4.0
Parallel imaging factor 2 2 2
b-values (s/mm2) NA 50/800 NA
Flip angle (°) 160 180 8
Bandwidth (Hz/pixel) 200 992 1530
Averages 3 1 (b = 50 s/mm2) & 2 (b = 800 s/mm2) 1
Acquisition time 3min20s 3min28s 1min32s
  1. T2WI T2-weighted imaging, TSE Turbo spin-echo, DWI Diffusion-weighted imaging, TR Repetition time, TE Echo time, NA Not applicable