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Table 1 Artefact diameters and tip location error of 36 artefact measurements

From: Artefact and ablation performance of an MR-conditional high-power microwave system in bovine livers: an ex vivo study

  Sequence Angulation Orientation Encoding direction Total
  T1W-VIBE T1W-FLASH T2W-TSE 45° 90° Axial Coronal Sagittal Phase Frequency
Ashaft (mm) 3.7 ± 2.4 6.3 ± 3.4 3.1 ± 1.8 1.4 ± 0.6 4.9 ± 2.1 6.7 ± 2.4 4.5 ± 2.3 4.0 ± 3.3 4.5 ± 3.3 4.3 ± 3.0 4.4 ± 2.9 4.4 ± 2.9
Atip (mm) 1.3 ± 0.8 2.0 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 0.4 1.2 ± 0.8 1.6 ± 0.6 2.1 ± 0.5 2.1 ± 0.7 1.4 ± 0.6 1.4 ± 0.7 1.7 ± 0.8 1.6 ± 0.7 1.6 ± 0.7
TLE (mm) -2.6 ± 1.4 -2.5 ± 0.2 -2.6 ± 0.8 -3.6 ± 0.6 -2.4 ± 0.5 -2.1 ± 0.8 _ -2.6 ± 0.9 -2.5 ± 1.0 -2.7 ± 0.8 2.4 ± 1.1 -2.6 ± 1.0
  1. Ashaft Artefact diameter at the antenna shaft, Atip Artefact diameter at the antenna tip, TLE Tip12 location error