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Research Article

Fast MR Imaging of the Paediatric Abdomen with CAIPIRINHA-Accelerated T1w 3D FLASH and with High-Resolution T2w HASTE: A Study on Image Quality

Table 1

Typical MRI scan parameters, as used in this study.

Standard
2D FLASH
CAIPIRINHA
3D FLASH
T1w TSE
triggered
T2w TIRMT2w HASTE FS

TR, ms86.06.1200082901000
TE, ms3.83.02.584102
Flip angle, °901015180160
Scan orientationTransverseTransverseTransverseCoronalCoronal
In-plane resolution, mm1.3 × 1.31.0 × 1.00.7 × 0.70.8 × 0.81.0 × 1.0
Slice thickness, mm53–5444
FOV, mm250250350350350
iPATNoneAcceleration
factor = 4
NoneAcceleration
factor = 2
Acceleration
factor = 2
Breath-hold22 s15 sRespiratory-triggered20 s21 s
Scan time4 min 3 s15 s6 min 10 s3 min 5 s42 s

TR: repetition time, TE: echo time, FOV: field of view, and iPAT: Integrated Parallel Acquisition Techniques.

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