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Table 1 Acquisition parameters of 1H and 19F sequences

From: 7-T MRI tracking of mesenchymal stromal cells after lung injection in a rat model

  1H MRI 19F MRI
Echo time (ms) 27 6.5
Repetition time (ms) 4,050 2,000
RARE factor 8 8
Flip angle (degrees) 90–180 90–180
Read field of view 50 60
Phase field of view 35 52.5
Slice geometry Contiguous axial Contiguous axial
Number of slices 46 20
Slice thickness (mm) 0.8 3
Read matrix size 200 40
Phase matrix size 140 35
k-space encoding order Linear Centric
Resonance frequency (MHz) 300.324 282.559
Number of excitations 30 250
Acquisition time (min) 34 33
  1. MRI Magnetic resonance imaging, RARE Rapid acquisition with refocused echoes