MR Adult Trauma Brain WO

Revised - 2/7/2013
Charge as Brain WO
Head Coil - 3T only
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG 3DT1 SE 1mm 0.5mm None 23cm Scalp to Scalp
AXIAL DWI 2mm Voxel SE EPI 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL VEN BOLD 3D FFE 2mm 0mm None 23cm 124 Slices MAX- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL SW 36/30 3D FFE 2mm 0mm None 23cm 124 Slices MAX- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2 FLAIR TSE 4mm 0.8mm Yes 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2 FSE 4mm 0.8mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2* GRE GRE 4mm 1mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL DTI (30 directions) TSE 2mm 0mm Yes 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL

Resting state fMRI

3mm 0.5mm Yes 22cm Optional For Now
AXIAL PASL or PCASL 4mm 0-1mm Yes 22cm Optional For Now
Notes:  Recons- 12mm Axial with -6mm Overlap MinIP of both VEN BOLD and SW 36/30
Sequence Parameters DTI Run ONCE 3D SWI 3D T1W T2W Flair T2W FSE BOLD vs-fMRI optional
Orient Axial Axial Sagittal Axial Axial Axial
TR (ms) ≥5500 30 >1900 >9000 >3500 2400
TE (ms) Min TE 20 2-4 >80 >85 30
TI (ms) 1000-1200 >2500
FA (degrees) 90 15 7 - 10 150 90 75
Freq FOV mm (Phase FOV) 256 (100%) 220 (75%) 256 (100%) 256 (75%) 256 (75%) 220x220
Matrix Size 128x128 256x182 256x256 256x192 256x192 64x64
# Slices/ Thickness (mm) 75/2 80/1.8 176/1 32/4 32/4 Max # (>30)/3
Gap (%) 0 20 50% 0- 20% 0-20% 17%
Voxel size (mm) 2x2x2 0.9x0.9x1.8 1x1x1 1x1x4 1x1x4 3.4x3.4x3
NEX 1 1 1 2 1-2 1
Phase ENC. Dir A to P R to L A to P R to L R to L A to P
Fat suppress yes no no yes if possible no yes
Flow Comp yes no no no no
b-values (sec/ mm2) (Directions) 0/1000 (5/30)- MAY do medium direction
Measurements 150
≈Time 15:00 5:00 4:00 3:00 2:00 6:00
Optional Sequences PCASL* (Background Suppression) PASL (Siemens if PCASL not available)
Orient Axial Axial
TR (ms) ~4000 4000
TE (ms) Min TE 13 ms
TI (ms) 1525 (Philips)
FA (degrees) 90 (EPI)/ 155 (Spiral) 90
Freq FOV mm (Phase FOV) 220x220 220
Matrix Size 64x64 (EPI)/ 512 pts, 8 arms (Spiral) 64x64
# Slices/ Thickness (mm) Max # (>20)/4 24/4
Gap (%) 0-20% 20%
Voxel size (mm) 3.4x3.4x4 3x4x3x4x4
NEX 1(EPI)/ 3 (Spiral) 1
Phase ENC. Dir A to P A to P
Fat suppress yes yes
Flow Comp yes
Measurements 60 (EPI) 105
Post-labeling Delay 1500-2000 ms
Inversion Time 1 600 ms
Inversion Time 2 1800 ms
≈Time 4:50 7:02
MR Adult Brain WO