Table 1

Summary of the MR parameters according to the guidelines published athttp:// http://practicalfmri.blogspot.de/2013/01/a-checklist-for-fmri-acquisition.html webcite
Sequence T1 DTI fMRI
Overt word repetition Covert verb generation Overt verb generation Motor Landmark
Manufacturer GE
Scanner model Signa HDxt
Magnetic field strength 1.5T
Rx coil type 8 channel phased-array
Pulse sequence type 3D IRP (inversion recovery prepared) single-shot spin-echo echo-planar imaging single-shot gradient-echo echo-planar imaging
Number of shots (if > 1) n/a n/a n/a
PE acceleration factor (if > 1) n/a n/a n/a
PE acceleration type (if > 1) n/a n/a n/a
PE partial Fourier scheme (if used) n/a n/a n/a
In-plane FOV 256 × 256 mm 256 × 256 mm 256 × 256 mm
In-plane matrix 256 × 256 128 × 128 64 × 64
In-plane inline filtering (if any) n/a n/a n/a
Slice thickness 1.3 mm 2 mm 4 mm
Inter-slice gap 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Number of slices 156 72 30
Slice acquisition order front to back top to bottom interleaved
Slice orientation coronal axial axial
TR 10 s 16.5 s 5 s 2.5 s 5 s 2.5 s 2.5 s
TE 4 s 98 ms 50 ms
No. of volumes in time series 1 71 (7 × b = 0 and 64 × b = 1000 s/mm2) 76 173 88 184 238
No. of averages/volume (if > 1) n/a n/a n/a
Excitation flip angle (deg) 8 90 90
Fat suppression scheme n/a n/a n/a
Sparse sampling delay (if used) n/a n/a 2.5 s n/a 2.5 s n/a n/a
Prospective motion correction scheme (if used) n/a n/a n/a
Cardiac gating (if used) n/a n/a n/a

Gorgolewski et al.

Gorgolewski et al. GigaScience 2013 2:6   doi:10.1186/2047-217X-2-6

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