MR LSP WO Protocol

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

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
SAG T2 DRIVE TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm STIR 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
DISKS T2 MULTISTACK TSE 3mm 0mm None 15cm Cover Disk Spaces L1-L5. Do not change number of slices.

When the added sequence “Quick STIR Trauma” is ordered: 
1. Run the following QUICK SAG STIR in addition to the routine 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 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SIEMENS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm iPAT�= 3 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
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