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Table 2 Technical details of the MRI protocol used for the TRACK-PD study

From: The TRACK-PD study: protocol of a longitudinal ultra-high field imaging study in Parkinson’s disease

Weighting Sequence TE (ms) TR (ms) TI (ms) Flip angle (°) FoV (mm) Resolution (mm3) (x-y-z) Slices Orientation
T1 MP2RAGE 2.51 5000 900, 2750 5 and 3 208 0.65 × 0.65 × 0.65 240 Sagittal
  SA2RAGE 0.78 2400 58, 1800 4 and 10 256 2.0 × 2.0 × 2.0 88 Sagittal
T2* GRE 2.49, 6.75, 13.50, 20.75 33 12 204 0.5 × 0.5 × 0.5 96 Axial
Neuromelanin MTW TFL 4.08 538 8 192 0.4 × 0.4 × 0.5 60 Axial
Diffusion EPI 60.6 7000 90 192 1.5 × 1.5 × 1.5 80 Axial
fMRI BOLD 18.6 2000 70 200 1.25 × 1.25 × 1.25 92 Axial
  1. MP2RAGE Magnetization Prepared 2 Rapid Acquisition Gradient Echoes. SA2RAGE Saturation Prepared with 2 Rapid Gradient Echoes), GRE Gradient Echo, MTW TFL Magnetization transfer weighted TFL, EPI Echo Planar Imaging, BOLD Blood oxygen level dependent, TE Echo time, TR Repetition time, TI Inversion Time, FoV Field of view