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Table 1 Specifications of the T1 and the Dixon sequences as used in this study. TSE stands for turbo spin echo, TR for the repetition time, TE for the echo time and TD for the time difference between spin and gradient echo formation

From: Quantification of hand muscle volume and composition in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis

SequenceIn-plane matrixSlicesTR (ms)TE (ms)TD (ms)
Voxel countResolution(mm2)CountThickness(mm)
T1w TSE320 × 3200.5 × 0.5643.0760130
T2w Dixon TSE320 × 3200.5 × 0.5303.03040780