MR Pediatric MSK Subtraction W/WO Protocol

Revised - 8/13/2013
In general, this protocol will be added to another standard MSK protocol without additional charge.
Coil: Size to patient
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
COR T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None Fit to Patient Fit to patient size and body part being scanned.
Contrast Injection
COR T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None Fit to Patient No change between pre and post contrast sequences.
Subtraction = (post-contrast – pre-contrast)
Notes:Please provide subtraction images
Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.