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Progress in the application of ultrashort magnetic resonance echo time sequences
ZHANG Xuyang  YU Nan  ZHANG Xirong  JIA Yongjun  REN Ge  REN Zhanli  HE Taiping 

Cite this article as: Zhang XY, Yu N, Zhang XR, et al. Progress in the application of ultrashort magnetic resonance echo time sequences[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 163-166. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.041.

[Abstract] Magnetic resonance imaging has good soft tissue resolution and no ionizing radiation, so it is widely used in many parts of the human body, but there are some substances with ultra-short T2 value in human body. such as bone cortex, tendons, ligaments, lung tissue and so on, this kind of tissue cannot be imaged by conventional magnetic resonance imaging sequence. With the development of magnetic resonance imaging technology, the application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ultrashort echo time (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ultrashort echo time. MRI-UTE) sequence makes short T2 tissue imaging possible. The research progress in the application of ultrashort echo time series in recent years was reviewed in this paper.
[Keywords] magnetic resonance imaging;ultrashort echo time series;short T2 tissue

ZHANG Xuyang1   YU Nan1, 2   ZHANG Xirong1, 2   JIA Yongjun2   REN Ge2   REN Zhanli2   HE Taiping1*  

1 Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712046, China

2 Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712021, China

He TP, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Key Research and Development (R&D) Projects of Shaanxi Province (No. 2021ZDLSF04-10); Subject Innovation Team of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (No. 2019-YS04).
Received  2021-08-02
Accepted  2021-12-28
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.041
Cite this article as: Zhang XY, Yu N, Zhang XR, et al. Progress in the application of ultrashort magnetic resonance echo time sequences[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 163-166. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.041.

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