MR Pediatric Total Spine 0-2 Wks W/WO Protocol

Revised 6/12/2013

Use an appropriate FOV for the patient's size for the best quality.

Charge as Total Spine WWO

1 Jump

0 Days to 2 Weeks

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Below Coccyx.
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Below Coccyx.
SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0mm None 30cm OPTIONAL: Run if indication = trauma. Cover Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull BAse to Below Coccyx.
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0mm None 18cm Skull Base to Below Coccyx.
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0mm None 18cm Skull Base to Below Coccyx.
CONTRAST INJECTION
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0mm None 18cm Skull Base to Below Coccyx.
SAG T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 0mm SPIR 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Below Coccyx.
Get images checked before letting the patient go.
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