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FLAIR

Acronym for fluid attenuated inversion recovery; this term is always used in acronymic form. In MRI, a type of inversion recovery in which the signal from water is reduced by timing the delay of the inversion pulse.
See also: short TI inversion recovery.

FLAIR

Abbreviation for:
Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (see there)
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(7), (8), (12) Recently, specific MRI findings have been described with fluid attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) and diffusion sequences.
Core sequences of the brain should include sagittal and axial Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (FLAIR); axial T2; and axial T1 both pre-and post-gadolinium.
Fluid attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) imaging suggests the diagnosis as the darker surface of the CNS and should prompt one to perform the GRE sequence.
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