MR Adult/ Pediatric MRA Brain WO Protocol

Revised - 5/19/2011
Charge as MRA Brain WO.
HEAD Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range:
INCLUDE C1 to 1cm ABOVE Corpus
COW 3D TOF 3D FFE 1mm 0mm None 20cm COW ONLY- Include PICA                             
MIP COW RIGHT SIDE, LEFT SIDE AND POSTERIOR CIRCULATION SEPARATE- 180 SPIN

MRA Brain

Left to Right 180 Degree spin Basilar Artery Only MRA Right MRA Left

Special Technologist instructions

  1. Right Click on the thumbnail and choose “VolumeView”
  2. In the options on the top of the screen, Choose “Cut Outside”
  3. Click on the (Star Man) icon to Generate Series
  4. Choose the Pencil to begin Mipping your image
  5. MRA Volume ViewMRA Cut Outside3. Click on the (Star Man) icon to Generate Series4. Choose the Pencil to begin Mipping your image
  6. Orientation = "Coronal"
  7. Stack Type = “Radial”
  8. Radial Axis = “FH” (foot to head)
  9. Number Of Projections = 18
  10. Radial Angle = 10
  11. Series Name = “COW”/”Right”/”Left”/”Basilar” whichever you are working on
  12. Click on “Generate” to create your MIP

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