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Table 3 Parameters of whole-body MRI sequences

From: Systemic cross-talk between brain, gut, and peripheral tissues in glucose homeostasis: effects of exercise training (CROSSYS). Exercise training intervention in monozygotic twins discordant for body weight

Sequence Slice orientation Phase encoding direction Number of slices Field of view (mm2) Slice gap (mm) Voxel size (mm3) Repetition time (ms) Echo time (ms) Respiration control (parts) Flip angle (°) Bandwidth (Hz/Px) Imaging mode Acceleration mode (factor)
FastView Transversal A> > P 1 480 × 420 5 5 × 5 × 5 2.56 1.44 none N/A 801.3 2D N/A
T1 VIBE Dixon Transversal A> > P 120 448 × 364 N/A 2 × 2 × 2 3.97 1.23; 2.46 Breath-hold (1) 9 1060 3D CAIPIRINHA (4)
  1. VIBE Volometric Interpolated Breath-hold Examination, CAIPIRINHA Controlled Aliasing in Parallel Imaging Results in Higher Acceleration