MR Brain and Orbits WWO (Peds) ENT Protocol

Scan Notes: 

0 Months to 2 Years - 3mm Slices, 1mm Gap on whole brain sequences
2 Years to 9 Years- 4mm Slices 1mm Gap on whole brain sequences
Above 9 years use Adult Protocol

Last updated:3/28/19
Charge as: Brain and Orbits WWO
Scanner preference: 1.5T preferred, OK on 3T
Coil: Head

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
SAG T1 TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Scalp to Scalp. Whole Brain.
AXIAL T2 TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex. Whole brain.
AXIAL T1 TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex. Whole brain.
AXIAL DWI 2mm Voxel SE EPI 3mm 0.3 SPIR 20cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex. Whole brain.
COR (Orbits) T1 TSE 2mm 0.5mm None 16cm Orbits. Lens to Mid Pons
COR (Orbits) T2 fs TSE 2mm 0.5mm STIR 16cm Orbits. Lens to Mid Pons
AXIAL (Orbits) T1 TSE 2mm 0.5mm NONE 16cm Orbits. Hard Palate to 1cm Above Orbits
AXIAL (Orbits) T2 fs TSE 2mm 0.5mm SPIR 16cm Orbits. Hard Palate to 1cm Above Orbits

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Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
COR FLAIR TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Whole Brain
AXIAL (Orbits) T1 fs TSE 2mm 0.5mm SPIR 16cm Orbits. Hard Palate to 1cm Above Orbits
COR (Orbits) T1 fs TSE 2mm 0.5mm SPIR 16cm Orbits. Lens to Mid Pons
AXIAL T1 TSE 3-4mm 1mm None 20cm Whole Brain. Same as Pre.
R OBL SAG T1 fs TSE 2mm 0.5mm SPIR 16cm Right orbit. Angle to R Optic Nerve
L OBL SAG T1 fs TSE 2mm 0.5mm SPIR 16cm Left orbit. Angle to L Optic Nerve
MR Orbits WO ENT Protocol image 2
MR Brain Orbits PACS Image
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MR Brain & Orbits WWO (Peds) ENT Protocol image3