MR Pediatric Ald BRAIN W/WO Protocol

Revised 4/21/2015
Charge for Brain W/WO
0 Months to 2 Years - 3mm Slices, 1mm Gap
2 Years to 9 Years- 4mm Slices 1mm Gap
Above 9 years use Adult Protocol
Head Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG
T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 23cm Scalp to Scalp
AXIAL PD/T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL DWI 2mm Voxel SE EPI 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
Contrast Injection
AXIAL POST: T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
COR
POST: T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Frontal through Occipital Bone
All PEDS cases must be checked by Rad prior to removing patient from table