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

Revised 1/9/2013

Patient size approximately 20 months old or more, at least 80cm tall.

Charge as Total Spine WO

2 Jump

 

2 Weeks to 2 Years

CERVICAL / THORACIC SPINE

 

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Optional: Do not run unless requested. Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Mid T-Spine.
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Mid T-Spine.
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Skull Base to Mid T-Spine.

LUMBAR/ SACRAL SPINE

 

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Mid T-Spine to Below Coccyx.
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Mid T-Spine to Below Coccyx.
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Mid T-Spine to Below Coccyx.
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Mid T-Spine to Below Coccyx.
Get images checked before letting the patient go.
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