Table 1:

Mixed TSE pulse sequence parameters

ParameterMixed TSE
Geometry
    Imaging planeAxial
    Acquisition matrix256 × 192
    Voxel dimensions (mm)0.94 × 0.94 × 3.00
    Intersection gapNull (2 packages)
    PE sampling (%)75
    FOV (FE) × FOV (PE) × mm2240 × 180
    Number of sections80
Contrast
    Effective echo time (ms)
        TE1eff7.142
        TE2eff100
    TR (ms)14,882.18
    TI (ms)
        1700
        27,441
    Echo-train length18 (9 per echo)
    Phase-encoding ordersCentric 1st echo and linear 2nd echo
    Fat suppressionNo
Acquisition
    AveragesNEX = 1
    SAR (W/kg)2.7
    Scan time (minutes)9:05
  • Note:—SAR indicates specific absorption rate; FE, frequency encoding; PE, phase encoding.