MR Adult Brain PRE DBS - VIM and Thalamotomy Protocol
Revised - 5/31/2018
Charge as Brain WO
REGARDING ALL DBS SCANS:
- If the target isn’t specified in the order for pre-DBS, contact the RDO to verify if the “GPI” or “STN” or "VIM" protocol should be used.
- OK to use padding and headphones for all DBS patients.
- No angles on any sequences
- Send images to PACS
|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||DTI||2||0||None||26cm||DO NOT ANGLE. Cover the Entire Brain. Increase slices to cover brain tissue only. No need for additional coverage above the apex.|