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Table 2 Sequence parameters reported in the recent literature for real-time joint dynamic MRI sequences at 1.5 T and 3.0 T

From: Dynamic MRI for articulating joint evaluation on 1.5 T and 3.0 T scanners: setup, protocols, and real-time sequences

  Balanced SSFP RF-spoiled UFGE
Field strength 1.5 T [28] 3.0 T [29, 33] 1.5 T [36, 44] 3.0 T [29, 34, 35] 3.0 T [5, 37]
TR (ms) 3.6 3.98–4.71 3.18–7.8 3.13–20.6 2.4–2.7
TE (ms) 1.3 1.75–2.36 1.4–3.3 1.74–3.3 1.2–1.3
Flip angle (degree) 65 46–47 8–20 8–20 10–15
Bandwidth (Hz/pixel) NR 454–930 200, NR for [44] 990 NR
Pixel size (mm) 1.6 0.94–1.07 1.4–1.56 × 2.88 0.57–1.07 1
Slice thickness (mm) 10 6 10 6–8 4–5
Number of time frames 7 10–60 40, NR for [44] 10–16 30–40
Mean acquisition time/image (ms) 285 475–562 331–500 197–351 31–233
  1. NR not reported