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Table 1 The MRI examination protocol

From: Shorter anogenital distance is observed in patients with testicular microlithiasis using magnetic resonance imaging

Parameters T2 T1 DWI
TR/TE 2593/100 650/10 3224/108
WFS/BW 0.932/235.2 0.815/266.5 13.121/16.6
FOV (mm) 130 × 130 110 × 110 200 × 200
Slice thickness 2 mm 2 mm 3 mm
Matrix 164 × 162 140 × 137 124 × 122
Acq voxel 0.79 × 0.45 × 2 0.79 × 0.80 × 2 1.61 × 1.63 × 3
Recon voxel 0.45 × 0.45 × 2 0.69 × 0.69 × 2 1.56 × 1.56 × 3
NSA 3 3 4
Scan time 4.14 min 5.00 min 6.04 min
Slice gab 0.9 mm 0.9 mm 0.4 mm
b- values NR NR 0, 100, 300, 600, 900, 1100
Scan plane Axial Axial Axial
  1. DWI = diffusion-weighted imaging, TE = Time to echo; TR = time to repetition; WFS = water fat shift, BW = bandwidth; FOV = field of view; NSA = numbers of averages, NR = not relevant. Acq = acquisition