MR Frameless Only WO, or With Contrast Neuro Protocol

Scan notes:

EARPLUGS ONLY, NO HEADPHONES.

  • If contrast if ordered, hand inject unless perfusion is requested.

  • Earplugs only. No headphones.

  • Use positioning sponges carefully at the level of the patient’s chin if needed. 

  • No angles. Cover the entire nose.

  • Cover below skull base to at least 1 cm above Vertex.

  • Include additional air on top of scan for slice wrap.

Last updated: 4/29/2020
Charge as: Brain WO or WWO
Scanner preference: MR1, MR2, MR3, MR4, DMR2, BEAVERTON
Coil: Head

Earplugs only, no headphones.

If contrast is needed - hand Inject or power Inject if perfusion is requested.

Plane Weighting Mode SL/G CS FS FOV MPR Notes
AXIAL T1 3D - MR3 and MR4 - 23cm YES NO ANGLE. Cover at least 1cm above vertex through skull base. Cover entire nose.
SAG Label as T1 sag. Angle to midline. 2 skip 0. Cover ears.
COR Label as T1 cor. Angle to corpus. 2 skip 0. Cover nose.
AXIAL T2 3D - MR3 and MR4 - 23cm YES NO ANGLE. Cover at least 1cm above vertex through skull base. Cover entire nose.
SAG Label as T2 sag. Angle to midline. 2 skip 0. Cover ears.
COR Label as T2 cor. Angle to corpus. 2 skip 0. Cover nose.
IF FLAIR IS REQUESTED:
AXIAL FLAIR 3D - - - 23cm YES NO ANGLE. Cover at least 1cm above vertex through skull base. Cover entire nose.
SAG Label as FLAIR sag. Angle to midline. 2 skip 0. Cover ears.
COR Label as FLAIR cor. Angle to corpus. 2 skip 0. Cover nose.