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Table 1 Imaging parameters for the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences

From: Relationship between medial meniscus extrusion and cartilage measurements in the knee by fully automatic three-dimensional MRI analysis

  SPGR PDWI 3D FSE/TSE
Repetition time (msec) 20 1000
Echo time (msec) 1st:7 35
  2nd:13.8  
Flip angles (deg) 90 35
Acquisition matrix size 256 × 256 256 × 256
Reconstruction matrix size 512 × 512 512 × 512
No. of sections 320 320
Slice thickness (mm) 0.3 0.3
Field of view (mm × mm) 150 × 150 150 × 150
WFS/BW (pix/ Hz) 2.002/217.0 0.836/519.4
Total examination time 7 min 34 s 7 min 30 s
  1. SPGR Fat-suppressed spoiled gradient echo, PDWI 3D FSE/TSE Proton density weighted imaging 3D fast spin echo/ turbo spin echo, WFT/BW Actual Water Fat Shift/ Bandwidth