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fat suppression

An MRI term for the process of utilising specific parameters (e.g., STIR (short TI inversion recovery) sequences) to remove the noise caused by fat from the images.

fat suppression

In magnetic resonance imaging, the dampening of bright signals given off by body fat to allow other tissues to become more visible.
See also: suppression
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We retrospectively evaluated fat suppression uniformity and lesion conspicuity.
Caption: Figure 5: Head magnetic resonance imaging findings (T1-weighted fat suppression gadolinium-enhanced image) after 35 months of pazopanib administration.
Small-FOV images with fluid-sensitive sequences (proton density [PD] or T2-weighted with fat suppression) provide the best evaluation of the acetabular labrum and articular cartilage on non-arthrographic examinations.
T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging scans with and without fat suppression demonstrated diffuse high signal intensity in the muscles of the lower limbs and partially edematous changes in the subcutaneous tissues (Figure 1).
In recent years MRI has integrated two important sequences into its armamentary, namely, fat suppression and chemical shift imaging.
Short tau inversion recovery (STIR) sequences for fat suppression were also available for all the individuals.
With regard to scanning technique, early imaging parameters of peripheral nerves typically utilized fat suppression based on chemical selective saturation pulses or the STIR method [17] and fast T2 weighting techniques such as fast spin echo [18].
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a high signal intensity of the mass on the T1 and T2 black blood weighted image, with the signal intensity being reduced markedly on the fat suppression technique (Fig.
Standard spin-echo alone or with fat suppression? Acta Radiol.
Value of fat suppression magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of lipomas of the internal auditory canal.
The adipose or sebaceous component is visualized as T1 hyperintense with signal dropout on fat suppression sequences, differentiating it from hemorrhagic masses, which are also typically T1 hyperintense (Figure 6).