MR Adult Wrist W/WO Protocol

Revised - 3/26/2012
Charge as Wrist WWO

3T Scanner Only

Wrist/ Flex Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm None 12cm 3cm Above/Below Wrist
AXIAL Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm 3cm Above/Below Wrist
COR T1 TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm None 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
COR Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
SAG Mid TE T2 Fat Sat TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm SPAIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 Fat Sat TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm SPIR 12cm 3cm Above/Below Wrist
COR T1 Fat Sat TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm SPIR 12cm Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint
SAG T1 Fat Sat TSE 2-3mm 0.5mm SPIR 12cm Optional
Notes: Always Scan Individually
If hardware is present:
  • Do STIR instead of fat-sat mid-TE
  • Do non-fat-sat T1 post-contrast

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