MR Adult Wrist Rheumatology W/WO Protocol

Revised - 4/22/2015

Wrist Thru MCP

3T Scanner Only

Wrist/ Flex Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPAIR 8cm 1-2cm proximal to wrist thru MCP joints
COR T1 TSE 2mm 0.3mm None 8cm Angle to Styloid Processes
COR Mid TE (40-50) T2 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPAIR 8cm Angle to Styloid Processes
Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPIR 8cm 1-2cm proximal to wrist thru MCP joints
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 2mm 0.3mm SPIR 8cm Angle relative to Radio-Ulnar joint
Notes: USE REST SLAB PROXIMAL TO WRIST TO REDUCE FLOW AND PULSITILE MOTION

 

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