MR Adult Framed Brain Pre & Post DBS WO Protocol

Revised 9/20/2011
Charge as Brain WO
Does not require a protocol from a Radiologist but still requires that you assign “no protocol required” in RIS.
The patient will arrive with the MD and will have the stereotactic grid in place.
The frame is located in MRI scanner room 1. This attaches to the patient’s framed head and seats inside the T/R coil.

Allowed on 1.5T Scanner 1 only

T/R Head Coil - Scanner 1 only
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL 3D T1 FFE                                                      1cm below Skull Base to 1cm above Vertex
AXIAL Flair Stereo 1cm below Skull Base to 1cm above Vertex
AXIAL STIR/TSE 1cm below Skull Base to 1cm above Vertex
AXIAL T2/ TSE 1cm below Skull Base to 1cm above Vertex
AXIAL T2 Vista 1cm below Skull Base to 1cm above Vertex
Notes:  NO ANGLES, NO PARAMETER CHANGES! The MD with the Patient will tell you which scans to run.
MR Framed Brain DBS