MR Adult Shoulder Arthrogram Protocol

Revised - 10/11/2011
Charge as Shoulder Arthrogram WO

Patients are injected in X-ray and are brought to MRI in a wheelchair by the x-ray tech. The screening form should be filled out.


Images must be checked by the MSK radiologist before the patient gets up off the table.


3T Scanner Only

Shoulder Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T2 FAT SAT TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm Entire Shoulder (Include A/C Joint)
AXIAL T1 FAT SAT TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPIR 15cm Entire Shoulder (Include A/C Joint)
COR T! FAT SAT TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPIR 15cm Parallel to Supraspinatous
COR Mid TE T2 FAT SAT TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPAIR 15cm Parallel to Supraspinatous
SAG T1 FAT SAT TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPIR 15cm Perpendicular to Supraspinatous
SAG T1 NO FS TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm None 15cm Perpendicular to Supraspinatous
ABER Localizer
ABER T1 FAT SAT TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPIR 15cm ABER Oblique
Notes: Images must be checked by the MSK radiologist before the patient gets off the table.

MR Shoulder WO
MR Shoulder Arthro