MR Pediatric MRCP 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 T2 SPAIR MV 3.5mm 1mm SPAIR Fit to Patient Entire abdomen, skin to skin
COR DWIBS IR EPI SS 5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Entire abdomen, skin to skin
3D COR MRCP FRFSE XL NAV 1.4mm Fit to Patient Position slices through bottom 2/3 of liver, making sure to include pancreas.
RADIAL MRCP SSFSE Fit to Patient 12 slices at 30 degree increments. Locate pancreatic duct using axial SSFSE and center radial slices on duct. Program 1 location per pause to eliminate crosstalk between slices.
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: Only if requested by a radiologist.
Entire abdomen, skin to skin
Notes:
Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.