Sequence Library

General Brain Screening
T1 mpr Structural
T2 TSE Structural, lesions
Flair Diffusion
DWI Vascular perfusion
SWI Vascular perfusion
TOF Stroke, vascular issues around COW

Common Additional
ASL Perfusion
DTI tractography
T2 SPC Better visualisation of nerve

Preset sequences on the various scanners

Biograph mMR (16 channel head and neck coil)

Sequence

Pulse Type

TR /TE (ms)

FOV

Resolution / Matrix

iPAT/ Factor

Bandwidth

Order of Acquisition

Acquisition Orientation and coverage

Coverage

Sag T1 mpr

(Haacke)

tfl

1950 / 3.06

256

256

1 x 1 x 1

Grappa 2

230

interleaved

Sagittal side to side

Whole brain

SWI

(Haacke)

gre

30 / 20

256

512

1 x 5 x 2

Grappa 2

100

interleaved

Axial // to ac-pc

SWI

gre

25 / 20

230

256

0.9 x 0.9 x 2

Grappa 3

220

interleaved

Flair

(Haacke)

tse

9570 / 96

220

256

0.9 x 0.9 x 2

Grappa 2

230

interleaved

DWI/DTI

epse

6800 / 101

220

192

1.1 x 1.1 x 4

Grappa

2

1002

interleaved

BOLD

ep2d_pace

4210 / 40

220

88

2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5

off

2272

interleaved

TOF

fl_r

22 / 3.6

200

384

0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5

Grappa

2

186

sequential

Circle of Willis

pCASL

epfid

3200 / 11

220

64

3.4 x 3.4 x 5

Grappa

2

3004

interleaved

Perpendicular to internal carotids

Top of brain

PRISMA (32 ch head coil)

Sequence

Pulse Type

TR /TE (ms)

FOV

Resolution / Matrix

iPAT/ Factor

Bandwidth

Order of Acquisition

Acquisition Orientation

Coverage

Sag T1 mpr

Tfl

1750 / 2.03

256

256

1 x 1 x 1

Grappa

2

240

interleaved

Sagittal side to side

Whole brain

SWI 3d

Swi_r

27 / 20

256

256

1 x 1 x 1.5

Grappa

3

120

interleaved

Axial // to ac-pc

Spc Flair

spcir

5000 / 385

256

256

1 x 1 x 1

Grappa

3

751

Interleaved

DWI/DTI

Ep2d_diff

6800 / 85

256

84

3 x 3 x 3

Grappa

3

1608

interleaved

BOLD MB

epfid

823 / 40

MB accel 8

220

110

2 x 2 x 2

off

2164

interleaved

BOLD

ep2d_pace

2300 / 25

192

64

3 x 3 x 3

Grappa

2

2520

Interleaved

TOF

fl_r

21 / 3.53

192

256

0.8 x 0.8 x 0.8

Grappa

3

153

Sequential

Circle of Willis

ASL_3D

tgse

5000 / 16.18

192

64

3 x 3 x 3

Off

2694

interleaved

Perpendicular to internal carotids

Top of brain

TRIO (32 ch head coil)

Sequence

Pulse Type

TR /TE (ms)

FOV

Resolution / Matrix

iPAT/ Factor

Bandwidth

Order of Acquisition

Acquisition Orientation

Coverage

Sag T1 mpr

tfl

2300 / 1.9

256

256

1 x 1 x 1

Grappa

2

240

interleaved

Sagittal side to side

Whole brain

SWI

gre

27 / 20

256

256

1 x 1 x 1.5

Grappa

3

120

Interleaved

Axial // to ac-pc

Flair

tse

9000 / 82

256

256

1 x 1 x 3

Grappa

3

80

Interleaved

DWI/DTI (HARDI)

ep2d_diff

6800 / 85

256

84

3 x 3 x 3

Grappa

3

1608

interleaved

BOLD

ep2d_pace

2300 / 25

192

64

3 x 3 x 3

Grappa

2

2520

Interleaved

Ax t2

tse

2600 / 99

256

256

1 x 1 x 3

Grappa

2

181

interleaved

TOF

fl_tof

22 / 3.4

192

256

0.8 x 0.8 x 0.8

Grappa

3

153

sequential

Circle of Willis

pCASL

ep2d_pcasl_pace

4000 / 9.1

192

64

3 x 3 x 5

Grappa

3

2520

Interleaved

Perpendicular to internal carotids

Top of brain