MR Pediatric Total Spine Limited/Neuroaxis W Protocol

Revised 7/20/2018

Also called "LIMITED" Total Spine

Give Contrast Before Starting The Scan

Charge as CTL Spine W

Spine Coil
Localizer Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range

CERVICAL SPINE

SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 20cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 15cm Cranio-Cervical Junction to Mid-T1

THORACIC SPINE

SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 35cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm Mid-C7 to Mid-L1

LUMBAR SPINE

SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm Mid T11 through entire Coccyx