MR Pituitary W/WO plus Radiation Therapy Planning Protocol

Revised - 5/19/2011
Charge as Brain W/WO
Head Coil - 3T only
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T1 TSE 2mm 0mm None 15cm Pituitary only. Angle as usual.
COR T1 TSE 2mm 0mm None 13cm Pituitary only. Angle as usual.
COR T2 TSE 2mm 0mm None 13cm Pituitary only. Angle as usual.
AXIAL T1 TSE TSE 2mm 0mm SPIR 25cm No Angle. Skull Base to Vertex.
Contrast Injection
SAG T1 FAT SAT TSE 2mm 0mm SPIR 15cm Pituitary Only
COR T1 FAT SAT TSE 2mm 0mm SPIR 13cm Pituitary Only
AXIAL T1 TSE FAT SAT TSE 2mm 0mm SPIR 25cm No Angle. Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL 3D T1 FFE 3D FFE 1.3mm 0mm None 25cm No Angle. Skull Base to Vertex
MR Pit WWO RAD Ther
MR Pit WWo RAD Ther 2