MR Pediatric Chest/Abdomen/Pelvis WO or WWO Protocol

Scan Notes:   Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before giving contrast and before the patient gets off the table. 
For larger patients, slice thickness may be increased up to 5mm.

Last updated:3/28/19
Charge as:  Chest/Abdomen/Pelvis WO or WWO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T
Coil: Torso or Cardiac

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
AXIAL T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Above clavicles through pubic symphysis
AXIAL T2 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPAIR Fit to Patient Above clavicles through pubic symphysis
COR STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Entire chest, abdomen, and pelvis, skin to skin
COR DWIBS IR EPI SS 5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Entire chest, abdomen, and pelvis, skin to skin
Axial T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: Only if requested by a radiologist.Above clavicles through pubic symphysis
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm None Fit to Patient Optional: Only if requested by a radiologist.Entire chest, abdomen, and pelvis, skin to skin
SAG STIR TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm STIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with neuroblastoma or paraspinal mass- or if specifically requested by a radiologist.Entire chest, abdomen, and pelvis, skin to skin

If contrast is ordered: Contrast injection

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
AXIAL T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Above clavicles through pubic symphysis
COR T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Entire chest, abdomen, and pelvis, skin to skin
SAG T1 TSE MV MS 3.5mm 1mm SPIR Fit to Patient Optional: On any patient with neuroblastoma or paraspinal mass- or if specifically requested by a radiologist.Entire chest, abdomen, and pelvis, skin to skin