MR Adult Hip Arthrogram WO Protocol

Revised - 12/5/2011
Charge as Hip Arthrogram WO

Patients are injected in X-ray and are brought to MRI in a wheelchair by the x-ray tech. The screening form should be filled out.


Images must be checked by the MSK radiologist before the patient gets up off the table.

XL Torso Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPIR 18cm Unilateral: Acetabulum to Lesser Trochanter
AXIAL OBL T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPIR 18cm Angle Long Axis of Femoral Neck-->-->
SAG T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPIR 18cm Unilateral: Acetabulum to Greater Trochanter
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPIR 18cm Unilateral: Cover entire hip joint space
COR T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 18cm Unilateral: Cover entire hip joint space
AXIAL Mid TE (50-60) T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 35cm Bilateral for Comparison
Notes: Images must be checked by the MSK radiologist before the patient gets off the table.

MR Hip Coronal
MR Hip Axial UniMR Hip Coronal GT