Table 7

Shoulder MR imaging sequences*

Magnetom Avanto

Panorama


Basic Sequences

Generic sequence name

T1w axial

Vendor sequence name

T1 tra

T1w TSE

Resulting voxel size (mm)

0.9 × 0.7 × 3.5

0.7 × 0.9 × 3.5

Acquisition time (min:sec)

2:17

2:47

Generic sequence name

T2w axial

Vendor sequence name

T2 me2 D tra

3 D mFFE WATS

Resulting voxel size (mm)

0.7 × 1.0 × 3.5

0.7 × 1.0 × 3.5

Acquisition time (min:sec)

3:19

7:11

Generic sequence name

TIRM coronal

Vendor sequence name

T1 TIRM cor

STIR

Resulting voxel size (mm)

0.6 × 0.8 × 4.0

0.6 × 0.9 × 4.0

Acquisition time (min:sec)

5:15

6:36

Generic sequence name

PD+T2w TSE coronal

Vendor sequence name

PD+T2 TSE cor

Dual dr tsetse

Resulting voxel size (mm)

0.6 × 0.8 × 4.0

0.6 × 0.8 × 4.0

Acquisition time (min:sec)

4:16

5:59

Generic sequence name

T2w TSE parasagittal

Vendor sequence name

T2 TSE rst fs parasag

T2 TSE SPIR

Resulting voxel size (mm)

0.7 × 0.9 × 4.0

0.7 × 0.9 × 4.0

Acquisition time (min:sec)

4:04

4:52


*For further information on the sequence characteristics see Additional file 4.

Abbreviations:

Cor = coronal

Dual = Double echo

FFE = Fast Field Echo

Me = medic

Parasag = parasagittal

PD = Proton Density

Sag = sagittal

SPIR = Spectral Presaturation Inversion Recovery

STIR = Short T1 Inversion Recovery

T1w = T1-weighted

T2w = T2-weighted

TIRM = Turbo Inversion Recovery Magnitude

Tra = transverse

TSE = Turbo Spin Echo

WATS = WATer only Selection

Enders et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2011 11:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-11-4

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