Skip to main content

Table 1 MRI scanning parameters

From: Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/MRI and WB-DW-MRI in the evaluation of lymphoma: a prospective comparison to standard FDG-PET/CT

Parameter T1w LAVA DWI EPI-STIR
Repetition time/echo time (ms) 4.3/1.3 4175/100
Echo train length NA NA
Flip angle (°) 12 NA
Inversion time (ms) NA 200
Parallel imaging acceleration factor 2 2
Receiver bandwidth (kHz) 142.86 250
Field of view (cm) 50 44
Matrix 288 × 224 64 × 128
b value (s/mm) NA 0, 50, 500
NEX 1 NA
Number of directions NA 3
  1. Abbreviations: T1w LAVA T1-weighted spoiled gradient echo pulse sequence, DWI diffusion-weighted imaging sequence, EPI-STIR echo planar imaging-short time inversion recovery, NEX number of excitations, NA not applicable