proton density-weighted image

proton density-weighted image

An MRI term for an image produced by controlling the selection of scan parameters to minimise the effects of T1 and T2, resulting in an image reflecting the density of protons in the imaging volume.
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An MRI of the brain was performed at 3T with the following sequences: 3D sagittal T1, axial reformat from 3D sagittal FLAIR, axial proton density-weighted image and FLAIR, axial diffusion-tensor imaging trace and ADC, and axial reformats from post-contrast sagittal 3D Tl-weighted image.