MR Adult Ankle Achilles Tendon WO Protocol
Revised - 12/12/2012
Charge as Ankle WO
Dr. Foss wants you to start with the foot/ankle coil and show the first set of sagittals for coverage to see if the Cardiac Coil would be a better coil to use.
Coil- see notes above
|Mode||Slice||Gap||FAT SAT||FOV||Scan Range|
|AXIAL||PD (TE=20msec)||TSE||3mm||1mm||None||15cm||Bottom of heel to include bottom 1/2 of Tibia|
|AXIAL||Mid TE=40 T2 Fat Sat||TSE||3mm||1mm||SPAIR||15cm||Bottom of heel to include bottom 1/2 of Tibia|
|SAG||T2 STIR||TSE||3mm||1mm||STIR||25cm||FOV to include distal tendon insertion|
|COR||T1||TSE||3mm||1mm||None||25cm||FOV to include distal tendon insertion|
All scans include Distal 1/3rd Tibia in FOV!
|If hardware is present: