ABSTRACT Fat-suppression technology of magnetic resonance is very important in clinical practice.This article is written to interpret the principle, advantages/disadvantages and clinical applications of some regular fat-suppression sequences in the diagnosis of Bone-Joint Disease, including 1) frequency-selective saturation (FS); 2) short-TI inversion recovery (STI-R); 3)frequency selective inversion pulse; 4) fat suppression water or fat selective excitation technique; 5) Dixon technology and 6) magnetization transfer contrast (MTI).
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