MR Pediatric Abdomen/ Pelvis WO Protocol

Revised - 8/13/2013
Charge as Abdomen WO, and Pelvis WO
Coil: Size to patient
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Above diaphragm through pubic symphysis
AXIAL T2 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPAIR Fit to Patient Above diaphragm through pubic symphysis
COR STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Entire abdomen and pelvis, skin to skin
COR DWIBS IR EPI SS 5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Entire abdomen and pelvis, skin to skin
Axial T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with pancreatitis or pyelonephritis—or if requested by radiologist.
Above diaphragm through pubic symphysis
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with pancreatitis or pyelonephritis—or if requested by radiologist.
Above diaphragm through pubic symphysis
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Optional: Only if requested by radiologist.
Entire abdomen and pelvis, skin to skin
SAG STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with neuroblastoma, presacral mass, or paraspinal mass- or if requested by a radiologist.
Entire abdomen and pelvis, skin to skin
Notes: For larger patients, slice thickness may be increased up to 5mm.
Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.