Table 2

Imaging Parameters

T1- Weighted Axial

T2-Weighted Axial


Description

Spin Echo

STIR

flip angle

90

90

Echo train length

6

TE

Minimum/full

54

TR

450

3850

TI

160

Receiver bandwidth

16

12.8

Field of view

11

11

slice/skip

4/1

4/1

Saturation pulses

Superior/inferior

Superior/inferior

freq/phase matrix

256 × 256

256 × 224

freq direction

Right/left

Right/left

Number of excitations

2

2

Time

5:33

5:16

# images

20

11


Martin et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2005 6:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-6-2

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