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Table 1 Imaging parameters used in the study. Slightly different TR and TE values were used for different planes

From: Comparison of 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners in evaluation of acute bone stress in the foot

  3T 1.5T
  STIR T1 STIR T1
TR 6780-8330 504-620 4450-6780 450-652
TE 78-68 12-16 67-68 12-13
TI 180 - 130 -
NEX 1 1 1 1
Slice Thickness 3 3,5 3 3
Gap 0.6 0.55 0.6 0.6
Matrix (axial) 448X358 384X307 254X173 448X224
Pixel BW 150 160 145 130
ETL 15 1 7 1
  1. STIR = Short Tau Inversion Recovery, TR = repetition time, TE = time to echo, TI = inversion time, NEX = number of excitations, BW = Bandwidth, ETL = Echo Train Length