MR Pediatric Trauma Cervical Spine WO Protocol

Scan Notes: 
Use adult protocol for patients over 9yrs old.

Last updated:3/28/19
Charge as: CSP WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T
Coil: 16channel NV. Do not use 15ch spine coil unless necessary. 

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
SAG T2 TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
SAG T1 TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
SAG STIR TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
SAG T2 FFE GRE 2.5mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
AX T2 TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPAIR 20cm Include Facet Joints
AX T1 TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
COR T2 TSE 2.5mm 0.5mm SPIR 20cm Include Facet Joints

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 STIR 20cm SENSE FACTOR = 2. Include Facet Joints
SIEMENS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm STIR 20cm iPAT = 3. Include Facet Joints
MR Peds Cervical Spine Image 1
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