MR Adult Finger (NOT Thumb) WO and W/WO Protocol

Revised - 9/22/2011

Charge as

3T Scanner Only

Flex/ Head Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 12cm Cover Area of Interest
AXIAL Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Cover Area of Interest
COR T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
COR Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
SAG Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
If W/WO, Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Cover Area of Interest
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
SAG T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
Notes: USE REST SLAB PROXIMAL TO WRIST TO REDUCE FLOW AND PULSITILE MOTION.
               Include finger of interest and adjacent two fingers in FOV.

 

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