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Research Article

Association of Aortic Compliance and Brachial Endothelial Function with Cerebral Small Vessel Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients: Assessment with High-Resolution MRI

Table 1

MR imaging parameters for assessment of aortic arch PWV and FMD.

ParameterAortic arch PWVFMD

Repetition time (TR)40.0 ms3.3~150 ms
Echo time (TE)5.0 ms1.5~1.8 ms
Slice thickness4.0 mm6.0 mm
Matrix size256 × 192224 × 224
Image resolution1.37 mm × 1.37 mm1.16 mm × 1.16 mm
Temporal resolution4.7–7.8 ms18.75~31.25 ms
Encoding velocity150 cm/s/

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