MR Adult Knee Quad Rupture WO Protocol

Revised - 12/12/2012
Charge as Knee WO
Knee/ M Flex Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 20cm Include Quad/Patellar Tendon
COR PD (TE=20msec) TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 25cm Angle to femoral condyles to patella
COR Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 25cm Angle to femoral condyles to patella
SAG PD (TE=20msec) TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 25cm Angle to femur (True Sag)
SAG Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 25cm Angle to femur (True Sag)
Notes: Increase FOV to cover Quadricep Myotendoness jnction through patekkar tendon Insertion