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Table 1 Technical magnetic resonance imaging parameters

From: Correlations between apparent diffusion coefficient values of WB-DWI and clinical parameters in multiple myeloma

  T2 STIR coronal T2 STIR sagittal T1 coronal T1 sagittal DWI coronal DWI axial
Number of slices 24 24 24 24 24 36
FOV 400 420 500 420 400 500
Thickness (mm) 3 5 3 5 3 7
TR (ms) 8600 8600 476 380 5200 7800
TE (ms) 60 60 9.3 10 106 71
TI (ms) 170 160    180 160
Image matrix 290 × 310 290 × 310 384 × 234 320 × 265 128 × 128 265 × 205
Number of excitations 4 4 4 4 4 3
b values (mm2/s)      0/1000 0/1000
Acquisition time (s) 3 2.5 3 2.5 4 3
  1. FOV field of view, STIR short time inversion recovery, TE echo time, TI inversion time, TR repetition time