MR IAC WO ENT Protocol

Scan Notes: Use this protocol for Adults and Pediatric Patients

Last updated: 12/2/19
Charge as: IAC WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T
Coil: Head

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
SAG T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 23cm Scalp to Scalp
AXIAL FLAIR TSE 4mm 1mm None 23cm Whole Head
AXIAL DWI DWI 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 15cm Whole Head
Optional AXIAL DWI High Res Voxel through IAC DWI 2mm 0.2mm SPIR 15cm Optional: If for cholesteatoma. Only on 3T
AXIAL T2 FAT SAT TSE 4mm 1mm SPIR 23cm Whole Head
AXIAL T2 High Res Long TE TSE 1mm 0mm None 15cm IAC. MPR RT AND LT SAG OBLIQUE
MPR RT IAC SAG OBLIQUE See notes for recon details Recon from AX T2 High Res Long TE - MPR 0.5mm MPR 0mm - midline of brainstem through semicircular canals. Sagittal oblique through right IAC, perpendicular to the right IAC, 0.5 mm/0mm skip, midline of brainstem through semicircular canals.
MPR RT IAC SAG OBLIQUE See notes for recon details Recon from AX T2 High Res Long TE - MPR 0.5mm MPR 0mm - midline of brainstem through semicircular canals. Sagittal oblique through right IAC, perpendicular to the right IAC, 0.5 mm/0mm skip, midline of brainstem through semicircular canals.
COR T1 TSE 2mm 0mm None 18cm IAC
AXIAL T1 TSE 2mm 0mm None 18cm IAC
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