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Table 1 Magnetic resonance imaging sequence parameters used in this study

From: Diagnostic accuracy of a short-duration 3 Tesla magnetic resonance protocol for diagnosing stifle joint lesions in dogs with non-traumatic cranial cruciate ligament rupture

Sequence Plane TR TE Slice (mm) Gap (mm) FOV (mm) Flip angle Matrix Orientation
PDW 3-D 1300 34    100 × 100 × 70   220 × 167 Joint centered
PDW Sagittal    2    90°   True sagittal
PDW Dorsal    2    90°   Parallel to patellar ligament
PDW Transverse    2    90°   Parallel to tibial plateau
PDW HR aTSE SENSE Sagittal 4326 30 2 0.2 120 × 120 × 48 90° 480 × 296 True sagittal
PDW HR aTSE SENSE Dorsal 4324 30 2 0.2 120 × 120 × 48 90° 344 × 235 Parallel to patellar ligament
PDW HR SPAIR SENSE Sagittal 4701 30 2 0.2 800 × 800 × 46 90° 228 × 160 True sagittal
T1-weighted TSE clear Sagittal 665 18 1.8 0.18 90 × 90 × 39 90° 180 × 134 True sagittal
  1. TR = Repetition time; TE = Echo Time; FOV = Field of view; PDW = proton-density weighted; 3-D = 3-dimensional; HR = high resolution; TSE = turbo spin echo; SENSE: sensitivity encoding; SPAIR = spectrally adiabatic inversion recovery; clear = constant level appearance.