MR Adult/ Pediatric Neuro Carotid Dissection W/WO

Revised - 9/20/2011
Charge as MRA NECK W/WO
Use Adult protocol with smaller FOV/S/G for Pediatric
NV Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
Axial 2D TOF pre contrast FFE 3mm -1mm None 20cm Aortic Arch to Basilar (Cover Anterior)
Axial T1 FAT SAT TSE 4mm 0.4mm SPIR 20cm Aortic Arch to Basilar (Cover Anterior)
CONTRAST INJECTION:
20cc OMNI or 10cc Multihance
Power inject contrast and 20cc saline flush @ 2.0 cc/sec
Trigger when you see contrast beginning to advance into the carotids.
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
COR CE 3D TOF 3D FFE 1.2mm 0mm None 35cm Include Carotids/ Vertebral in Slice FOV.
180 SPIN MIP:
  • Bilateral Carotids
  • Right Carotids
  • Left Carotids
MR Neuro Carotid WWO