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Table 1 Evaluated structures depicted in imaging techniques and image alignments

From: Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography of equine cheek teeth and adjacent structures: comparative study of image quality in horses in vivo, post-mortem and frozen-thawed

Structures evaluatedImaging techniques (alignments)
Dental tissues
 PulpCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal)
 Common pulp chamberCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), T2w (dorsal)
 Dental hard tissues (enamel, dentine and cementum), alveolar partCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal
 Dental hard tissues (enamel, dentine and cementum), clinical crownCT (MPR), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal)
Periodontal tissues
 Periodontal ligamentCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal)
 Lamina dura of the maxillary boneCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal)
Adjacent tissues
 Cortical bone of the maxillary sinusCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal)
 Mucosa of the maxillary sinusCT (MPR), PDw (dorsal), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse, dorsal)
 Bony infra-orbital canalCT (MPR), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse)
 Soft tissue inside the infra-orbital canalCT (MPR), PD SPAIR (transverse), T2w (transverse)
  1. CT computed tomography, MPR multiplanar reconstruction, PDw proton-density weighted, PD SPAIR proton-density weighted spectral attenuated inversion recovery, T2w T2 weighted