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Table 2 Detailed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequence parameters

From: Functional MR imaging beyond structure and inflammation—radiographic axial spondyloarthritis is associated with proteoglycan depletion of the lumbar spine

Sequence
  STIR T2w TSE T1w TSE gagCEST WASSR
Imaging plane Sagittal Sagittal Sagittal Sagittal Sagittal
TE/TR [ms] 57/3800 95/3500 9.5/650 5.1/10 5.1/10
Flip angle [°] 150 160 150 10 10
Slice thickness [mm] 4 4 4 5 5
FoV [mm × mm] 300 × 300 300 × 300 300 × 300 300 × 300 300 × 300
Pixel size [mm × mm] 0.8 × 0.8 0.7 × 0.7 0.7 × 0.7 1.6 × 1.6 1.6 × 1.6
Number of slices 15 15 15 1 1
  1. Imaging plane, echo and repetition time (TE/TR), flip angle, slice thickness, field of view (FoV), pixel size, and number of slices are given for all sequences (short tau inversion recovery, T2-weighted turbo spin-echo (T2w TSE), T1w TSE, gagCEST, and WASSR)
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