MR Pediatric Trauma Brain WO Protocol

Revised 3/8/2011
Charge for Brain WO
0 Months to 2 Years - 3mm Slices, 1mm Gap
2 Years to 9 Years- 4mm Slices 1mm Gap
Above 9 years use Adult Protocol
Head Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 SE SE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2 TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T1 TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2* GRE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL DWI 2mm Voxel SE EPI 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
COR 3D TFE 3D GRE 1mm 0mm None 20cm Frontal through Occipital Bone
COR FLAIR TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Frontal through Occipital Bone
Notes: All Peds cases must be checked by Rad prior to removing patient from table.
MR Peds brain & orbits w/wo 0-2 yrs old