MR Adult Hip WO Protocol

Revised - 4/5/2012

Charge as Hip WO


(A.K.A. “DETAIL”). If protocoled as “ORTHO”, use “ORTHO DETAIL” protocol.

Use XL Torso Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 5-6mm 1mm None 30cm Entire Pelvis – Top of SI Joints thru Lesser Trochanters
AXIAL Mid TE(50-60) T2 Fat Sat TSE 5-6mm 1mm SPAIR 30cm Entire Pelvis – Top of SI Joints thru Lesser Trochanters
COR T1 TSE 5-6mm 1mm None 30cm Entire Pelvis – Sacrum thru Pubic Symphysis
COR T2 STIR (TE= 50-60) TSE 5-6mm 1mm STIR 30cm Entire Pelvis – Sacrum thru Pubic Symphysis
AXIAL Unilat Mid TE (50-60) T2 Fat Sat TSE 5-6mm 1mm SPAIR 20cm Unilateral: Hip of Interest
SAG Unilat Mid TE (50-60) T2 Fat Sat TSE 5-6mm 1mm SPAIR 20cm Unilateral: Hip of Interest
Notes: Axial and Coronal FOV is identical to Routine Pelvis WO

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