MR Pediatric Total Spine Chiari/Tethered Cord 0dys-2wks WO Protocol

Revised 1/9/2013

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

Charge as Total Spine WO

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 Cover from skull base to below Coccyx
Lateral Vertebral Bodies (Coccyx)
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0mm None 30cm Cover from skull base to below Coccyx
Lateral Vertebral Bodies (Coccyx)
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0mm None 18cm Skull Base through Coccyx
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0mm None 18cm Skull Base through Coccyx
CONTRAST INJECTION
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 0mm SPIR 30cm Cover from skull base to below Coccyx
Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0mm None 18cm Skull Base through Coccyx