MR LSP WO Limited Protocol

Last updated:3/28/19
Charge as: LSP WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T preferred
Coil: 5ch or 15ch Spine coil

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.5 mm None 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.5 mm None 12cm Through pathology only

When the added sequence “Quick STIR Trauma” is ordered: 
1. Run the following QUICK SAG STIR 
 2. Make two screen captures: 
                        A) showing scan time for Routine STIR sequence 
                        B) showing scan time for Quick STIR sequence
3. Send Sequence and all screen captures to PACS

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
PHILIPS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 1mm SENSE FACTOR = 2 Same FOV as SAG T2 CSP: Include Facet JointsTSP/LSP: Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SIEMENS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm iPAT = 3 Same FOV as SAG T2 CSP: Include Facet JointsTSP/LSP: Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies