MR Adult Forearm WO Protocol

Revised - 3/26/2012

Charge as Forearm WO

1.5T Scanner Only

xL Torso Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 14cm Shoulder to Wrist Joints (skin to Skin)
AXIAL Mid TE (50-60) T2 FAT SAT TSE 4mm 1mm SPAIR 14cm From Shoulder to Wrist Joints
COR T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 14cm Angle to Distal Humeral Condyles
COR T2 (50-60) STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm STIR 14cm Angle to Distal Humeral Condyles
SAG Mid TE (50-60) T2 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 14cm Angle to Distal Humeral Condyles
Notes: Run Axials in 2 or more stacks and move table each stack to get best signal homogeneity
If hardware is present:
  • Do STIR instead of fat-sat mid-TE
  • If WITH CONTRAST, do non-fat-sat T1 post-contrast