MR Adult Hip Bilateral W/WO Protocol

Revised - 3/26/2012

Charge as Hip bilateral WWO

Use XL Torso Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 30cm Above Acetabulum- Lesser Trochanters
AXIAL Mid TE(50-60) T2 Fat Sat TSE 4mm 1mm SPAIR 30cm Above Acetabulum- Lesser Trochanters
COR T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 30cm Sacrum Through Pubic Symphysis
COR T2 STIR (TE= 50-60) TSE 4mm 1mm STIR 30cm Sacrum Through Pubic Symphysis
Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 4mm 1mm SPIR 30cm Above Acetabulum- Lesser Trochanters
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 4mm 1mm SPIR 30cm Sacrum Through Pubic Symphysis

Notes:

If hardware is present:

  • Do Axial and Coronal STIR instead of fat-sat mid-TE
  • If with Contrast, do non-fat-sat T1 post-contrast