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Table 1 MRI protocols for rectal cancer

From: Association between high-resolution MRI-detected extramural vascular invasion and tumour microcirculation estimated by dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in rectal cancer: preliminary results

Protocols TR/TE (ms) Slice thickness (mm) Distance factor (%) Slices Flip angle (°) Base resolution Phase resolution (%) FOV (mm) Voxel size (mm) Time acquisition
Sagittal T2WI 3000/87 3.0 0 19 150 320 80 180 0.7 × 0.6 × 3.0 2 min 30 s
Coronal T2WI 4000/77 3.0 0 25 137 384 80 220 0.7 × 0.6 × 3.0 2 min 52 s
Oblique axial T2WI 3000/84 3.0 0 24 150 320 100 180 0.6 × 0.6 × 3.0 3 min 18 s
Oblique axial T1 mapping 5.08/1.74 3.6 20 20 2 and 14 192 72 260 1.9 × 1.4 × 3.6 2 min 29 s
Oblique axial DCE-MRI 4.83/1.87 3.6 20 20 12 192 69 260 2.0 × 1.4 × 3.6 5 min 24 s
  1. TR repetition time, TE echo time, FOV field of view, T2WI T2-weighted imaging, DCE-MRI dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging