MR Pediatric Pelvis W/WO Protocol

Revised - 8/13/2013
Charge as Pelvis W/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 Iliac crests through pubic symphysis
AXIAL T2 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPAIR Fit to Patient Iliac crests through pubic symphysis
COR STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient skin to skin
COR DWIBS IR EPI SS 5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient skin to skin
Axial T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: Only if requested by radiologist.
Iliac crests through pubic symphysis
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: Only if requested by radiologist.
Skin to skin
SAG STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with pelvic tumor(e.g., pelvic rhabdomyosarcoma, teratoma, neuroblastoma)- or if requested by a radiologist.
Skin to skin
Contrast Injection
AXIAL T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Iliac crests through pubic symphysis
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Skin to skin
SAG T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with pelvic tumor(e.g., pelvic rhabdomyosarcoma, teratoma, neuroblastoma)- or if requested by a radiologist.
Skin to skin
Notes: For larger patients, slice thickness may be increased up to 5mm.
Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.