MR Adult Brain PRE DBS - STN Protocol

Revised - 3/23/2018
Charge as Brain WO

REGARDING ALL DBS BRAIN WO SCANS:

  • If the target isn’t specified in the order for pre-dbs, page to verify if the “GPI” or “STN” sequence is needed:
  • Antonia Gragg, PA-C pager 16703
  • Page whenever we have an order for this type of scan if “GPI” or “STN” is not specified in the order notes.
8CH Coil - 3T Only
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL 3D T1 FFE None 26cm DO NOT ANGLE. Cover above the vertex of the brain at least 1 cm. Cover the nose.
AXIAL Flair "STN" TSE 2.5mm 0mm None 26cm DO NOT ANGLE. No need for extra coverage like for stereotactic sequences.
AXIAL DTI   2 0 None 26cm DO NOT ANGLE. Cover the Entire Brain. No need for extra coverage like for stereotactic sequences.
A 3D t1 axial acquisition must be performed in conjunction with the DTI