MR Pediatric LSP Tethered Cord WO Or W/WO Protocol

Revised 5/28/2018
Charge as LSP WO or W/WO

Preferred on 1.5T. Use 5CH Spine Coil or 15CH Spine Coil.
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm T11 through entire Coccyx
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm T11 through entire Coccyx
(IF CONTRAST IS ORDERED) Contrast Injection
SAG T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 30cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm T11 through entire Coccyx