MR Adult knee Arthrogram WO Protocol

Revised - 9/23/2011
Charge as Knee Arthrogram WO
Knee/ M flex Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 2.5-3 mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm 3cm above and below knee joint
AXIAL Mid TE (40-45) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2.5-3 mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm 3cm above and below knee joint
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 2.5-3 mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm Angle to femoral condyles to patella
COR Mid TE (40-45) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2.5-3 mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm Angle to femoral condyles to patella
SAG T1 Fat Sat TSE 2.5-3 mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm Angle to lateral condyle
SAG Mid TE (45-45) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2.5-3 mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm Angle to lateral condyle
SAG WATSf 3D FFE 2.5-3 mm 0mm Proset 15cm Angle to lateral condyle
Notes:
If Fat SAT fails... use STIR instead
2.5mm on 3T and 3mm on 1.5T

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