MR Pediatric MSK Bilateral Hips Post-Reduction WO Protocol

Pelvis WO for hip dysplasia

Scan Notes:

  • Images must be checked by radiologist or radiology resident before patient leaves.
  • Post contrast MRI not offered routinely without sedation. Rad approval requested.

Last updated: 1/21/21
Charge as: Bilateral Hips WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T
Coil: Torso or Cardiac

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FOV NOTES
AXIAL T2 SS FSE 3mm 0.5mm 20 cm (16 cm preferred) Iliac crests through pubic symphysis
COR T2 SS FSE 4mm 0.5mm 20 cm (16 cm preferred) symphysis through sacrum
AX PD SE 3mm 0.5mm 20 cm (16 cm preferred) Iliac crests through pubic symphysis
COR PD FS SE 4mm 0.5mm 20 cm (16 cm preferred) symphysis through sacrum