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Table 1 MRI scanning parameters for structural and DCE-MR imaging

From: Quantifying disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis with the TSPO PET ligand 18F-GE-180 and comparison with 18F-FDG and DCE-MRI

 3D SPGR + FS PRE/POST-Gd3D DCE-MRI
Scan planeCoronalCoronal
TE (ms)8.31.2
TR (ms)303.5
Flip angles (deg)306, 2, 14 for T1-mapping,
14 for dynamic series
FOV (cm)1818
Phase FOV0.750.75
Slice thickness (mm)1.51.5
Slices acquired4040
Measurements-8 for T1-mapping,
54 for dynamic series
Acquisition matrix512 × 288180 × 136
SaturationFat suppression-