MR Adult Tib/Fib W/WO Protocol

Revised - 3/26/2012

Charge as Tib/Fib WWO

1.5T Only. Use XL Torso Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 4-6 mm 1mm None 40cm Entire Tib/Fib- Knees to ankles
AXIAL Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 4-6 mm 1mm SPAIR 40cm Entire Tib/Fib- Knees to ankles
COR T2 STIR TSE 4mm 1mm STIR 50cm Entire Tib/Fib- Knees to ankles
SAG T2 STIR TSE 4mm 1mm STIR 50cm Entire Tib/Fib- Knees to ankles
Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 4-6mm 1mm SPIR 40cm Entire Tib/Fib- Knees to ankles
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 4mm 1mm SPIR 50cm Entire Tib/Fib- Knees to ankles
Notes:
Infection: Always scan Bilateral Coronal and Bilateral Axials
Tumor: 1st Patient Scan OR 1st Post Op Scan Bilateral Coronals and Unilateral Axials
Routine Follow up: Scan Unilateral Coronals and Unilateral Axials
If hardware is present:
  • Do STIR instead of fat-sat mid-TE
  • If with Contrast, do non-fat-sat T1 post-contrast

MR Tib Fib 1
MR Tib Fib 2