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Table 1 Summary of MRI scan parameters

From: Concordance of FDG PET/CT metabolic tumour volume versus DW-MRI functional tumour volume with T2-weighted anatomical tumour volume in cervical cancer

Sequences T2-Weighted TSE T2-Weighted SPAIR T2-Weighted TSE T2-Weighted TSE DWI CE 3D T1-weighted TSE
Plane Sagittal Coronal Axial Oblique Axial Axial 3D
TR/TE (ms) 4000/80 3500/80 2800/100 2800/100 2000/54 3/1.4
Turbo factor 30 21 12 14 NA NA
Field of view (mm) 240 × 240 230 × 230 402 × 300 220 × 220 406 × 300 370 × 203
Matrix size 480 × 298 352 × 300 787 × 600 316 × 311 168 × 124 248 × 134
Slice thickness (mm) 4 4 4 4 4 1.5
Intersection gap (mm) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bandwidth (Hz/pixel) 230 186 169 162 15.3 724
Number of excitations 2 1 1 1 2 1
  1. CE: contrast-enhanced, DWI: diffusion-weighted imaging; TR/TE: repetition time/echo; TSE: turbo spin echo