MR Pediatric Abdomen WO Protocol

Revised - 8/13/2013
Charge as Abdomen 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 to iliac crests
AXIAL T2 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPAIR Fit to Patient Above diaphragm to iliac crests
COR STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Entire abdomen, skin to skin
COR DWIBS IR EPI SS 5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Entire abdomen, 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 a radiologist.
Above diaphragm to iliac crests
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with pancreatitis or pyelonephritis- or if requested by a radiologist.
Entire abdomen, skin to skin
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm FLAIR Fit to Patient Optional:On any patient with pancreatitis or pyelonephritis- or if requested by a radiologist.
Entire abdomen, skin to skin
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Optional: Only if requested by a radiologist.
Entire abdomen, skin to skin
SAG STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with neuroblastoma or paraspinal mass- or if requested by a radiologist.
Entire abdomen, 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.