MR Virtual Scopics Research Study Protocol

Revised - 9/16/2014
Charge as Brain W/WO, "No protocol required", YES READ

What Would Joe Do? (WWJD)

Pituitary study.

Very similar to the Novartis Acromegaly protocol, so be sure you have the right study selected.

Study coordinator is Sarah Colton pgr: 10899
RM 1 - 8ch Head Coil
Sequence Weighting Change Parameters? Change # slices? Coverage/ Angulation/ Notes
SAG T1 NO Increase Only COVER PITUITARY, ANGLE TO MIDLINE
COR TI NO Increase Only COVER PITUITARY, ANGLE PERPENDICULAR TO THE FLOOR OF THE SELLA
COR T2 NO Increase Only NEEDS TO MATCH PRE COR T1
COR DYNAMIC w/contrast INJECTION NO NO 4 SLICES CENTERED ON PITUITARY 0.1mL/kg (given to the 0.1, NO MAXIMUM)
INJECT AT 1.0mL/sec followed by 20mL saline
SAG
T1 NO Increase Only NEEDS TO MATCH PRE SAG T1