MR Pediatric Renal Artery Stenosis W/WO Protocol

Revised - 8/13/2013
Charge as Abdomen W/WO
Coil: 8-Channel Torso Array Coil or smaller to fit patient
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
COR T2 BH SSFSE* 5-8mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Kidneys
SAG T2 NON-BH SSFSE* 5-8mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Kidneys
AXIAL T2 BH SSFSE* 5-8mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Kidneys
COR 3D BFFE 4mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Top pf kidneys through common iliac arteries
AXIAL 2D BFFE* (BH/Resp Gate) 5-8mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Top of kidneys through common iliac arteries
AXIAL T1 TSE MV MS 3.5-5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Top of kidneys through common iliac arteries
AXIAL T2 TSE MV MS 5-8mm 1mm SPAIR Fit to Patient Top of kidneys through common iliac arteries
COR 3D LAVA BH* 2-4mm Fit to Patient Kidneys and aorta A-P; top of kidneys through common iliac arteries craniocaudal; skin to skin R-L
Contrast Injection
COR 3D LAVA BH* 4-phases 2-4mm Fit to Patient Kidneys and aorta A-P; top of kidneys through common iliac arteries craniocaudal; skin to skin R-L
Notes: Center coil on kidneys.
Adjust slice thickness to patient size.
*SENSE ≤ 2.0
**Over-contiguous images
Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.