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Table 1 Scan parameters of the axially- and sagittally-prescribed sequence

From: Lumbar muscle and vertebral bodies segmentation of chemical shift encoding-based water-fat MRI: the reference database MyoSegmenTUM spine

  Axially-prescribed six-echo 3D spoiled gradient- echo sequence Sagittally-prescribed eight-echo 3D spoiled gradient-echo sequence
TR/ TE1/ ∆TE 6.4/1.1/0.8 ms 11/1.4/1.1 ms
Flip angle
Bandwith 2484 Hz/pixel 1527 Hz/pixel
Acquisition matrix 68 × 150 124 × 121
Field of view (FOV) 220 × 401 × 252 mm3 220 × 220 × 80 mm3
Acquisition voxel size 3.2 × 2.0 × 4.0 mm3 1.8 × 1.8 × 4.0 mm3
Frequency direction L/R A/P
Scan time 1 min and 25 s 1 min and 17 s