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Table 1 Typical imaging parameters for conventional 3D fat-saturated GRE and 3D GRE-MEMI measurements.

From: Coronary MRA at 3 T using 3d multi-interleaved multi-echo acquisition with varpro fat-water separation

Paramater name Fat-saturated GRE GRE-MEMI
No. of Echoes 1 4
TE 1.54 ms 1/2/3/4 = 1.35/2.47/3.6/4.7 2 ms
TR 3.4 ms 5.42 ms
Flip angle 18° 18°
Resolution 1.3 mm × 1.3 mm × 1.5 mm 1.3 mm × 1.3 mm × 1.5 mm
No. of Slices 32 32
Parallel acquisition/acceleration/reference lines GRAPPA/2/24 GRAPPA/2/24