MR Pediatric MRV Portosplenic Vein/ Hepatic Artery W/WO Protocol
Revised - 8/13/2013
Charge as MRA Abdomen W/WO
Coil: Size to patient
|Mode||Slice||Gap||FAT SAT||FOV||Scan Range|
|COR||3D mDixon (4-phases)||2.25 eff||Fit to Patient||Abdomen: Include liver, spleen, pancreas, aorta, IVC. Arterial, arteriovenous, and venous phases.
Run 1 phase pre, and 3 phases post contrast with Bolus-track. Trigger once you see contrast start to fill the SMA.
|Notes: Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.
Please do mDixon subtractions (subtraction = each of 3 post-contrast phases – pre-contrast sequence)