MR Adult/ Pediatric Frameless Brain W, WO, or W/WO Protocol

Revised - 3/23/2018
POSITIONING THE PATIENT:
Earplugs only. no headphones, position sponges carefully at the level of the patient's chin if needed.

Cover at least 1 cm above the vertex of the brain - NO Angles
Cover the entire nose.
ON 3D SEQUENCES, INCLUDE ADDITIONAL AIR ON TOP OF SCAN FOR SLICE WRAP

Head Coil
Localizer Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL 3D T1 FFE 3D GRE 1.3 mm 0mm None 25cm Cover the entire nose (A to P and S to I). 1cm below skull base to 1 cm above Vertex. INCLUDE ADDITIONAL AIR ON TOP OF SCAN FOR SLICE WRAP
AXIAL FLAIR TSE 1.3mm 0mm None 25cm Cover the entire nose (A to P and S to I). 1cm below skull base to 1 cm above Vertex
AXIAL T2 VISTA TSE 1.3mm 0mm None 25cm Cover the entire nose (A to P and S to I). 1cm below skull base to 1 cm above Vertex
VIP Notes: Carefully place Sponges and Release Near Patients Chin
NO ANGLE, COVER ENTIRE BRAIN- ON 3D's INCLUDE ADDITIONAL AIR ON TOP OF SCAN FOR SLICE WRAP
Brain Frameless