MR Pediatric Total Spine Limited/Neuroaxis W Protocol

Revised 1/25/2011

Also called "LIMITED" Total Spine

Give Contrast Before Starting The Scan

Charge as CTL Spine W

CERVICAL SPINE

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 20cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 15cm C1 to T1 Disc Space

LUMBAR SPINE

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 35cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm C7 to T1 Disc Space

LUMBAR SPINE

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 25cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies (Include Coccyx)
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm T11 to Below Coccyx