Table 1:

Imaging parameters used in spinal MRI

SequenceTR/TI (ms)TE (ms)Matrix SizeFOV (mm)Section Thickness/Spacing (mm)
T1WI sagittal397–5628.7–11256–384 × 256–28825–32 × 35.3–45.23–3.5/3.3–4.3
T2WI sagittal2340–407096–109256–384 × 256–28825–32 × 35.3–45.23–3.5/3.3–4.3
STIR sagittal3210–4610/150–22042–79256–384 × 256–28825–32 × 35.3–45.23–3.5/3.3–4.3
T2WI axial2874–410098–109256–320 × 192–28018–20 × 25.4–28.33–4/3.3–5
T1WI axial400–6548.4–9.7256–320 × 192–28018–20 × 25.4–28.33–4/3.3–5