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Table 1 Technical specifications of the breast magnetic resonance imaging protocol

From: Magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis of indeterminate breast (BIRADS 3 & 4A) in a general population

  Axial T1W VISTA DWI** B0 and B800 T1 THRIVE***1 Axial T2 VISTA Coronal STIR****
Repetition time 7,5 7112 6.8 7010 10,000
Echo time 4,6 70 3.3 80 80
FOV* (mm) 280 × 368x180 300 × 400x198 300 × 337x156 280 × 370x180 299 × 372x200
Acquisition matrix 352 × 459 120 × 157 252 × 280 351 × 463 232 × 241
Acquisition time 3:44 2:36 6:07 3:16 4:40
Pre-contrast acquisitions 1 1 1 1 1
Post-contrast acquisitions    5 (60.1 s/seq.)   
Post-processing   ADC map Subtraction   
  1. *Field-of-view
  2. **Diffusion-Weighted Images
  3. ***T1W High-Resolution Isotropic Volume Examination
  4. ****Short tau inversion recovery