MR Adult Lumbar-Sacral Plexus W/WO Protocol

Revised 1/25/2011

LUMBAR-SACRAL PLEXIS, XL TORSO/CARDIAC COIL
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 1mm None 25cm L5 through Sacrum
AXIAL T2 Mid TE FAT SAT TSE 3mm 1mm SPAIR 25cm L5 through Sacrum
OBL COR T1 TSE 3mm 1mm None 25cm Angle Parallel to Sacrum
OBL COR STIR TSE 3mm 1mm STIR 25cm Angle Parallel to Sacrum
Contrast Injection
OBL COR T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 1mm SPIR 25cm Angle Parallel to Sacrum
AXIAL T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 1mm SPIR 25cm L5 through Sacrum
Lumbosacral Plexus