MR Pediatric Whole Body WO OR WWO Protocol
Scanner Preference: 3T
Coils: NV and Torso Coils
- For coronals, only send the whole body STITCHED series, not the individual acquisitions.
- Only perform sagittal STIR for CRMO patients.
- Only perform DWIBS for non-contrast studies.
|COR||T2||TSE||4mm||1mm||STIR||Vertex to Toes||Send stitched series only.|
|COR||T1||mDIXON||4mm||0mm||DIXON||Vertex to Toes||Turn ON in/out-of-phase. Send stitched series only.|
|COR||DWIBS||IR EPI SS||5mm||1mm||None||Vertex to Toes||Only perform if study noncontrast. Skip if study orered with contrast.|
|SAG||STIR||TSE MV MS||3.5mm||1mm||STIR||Entire spine||Only perform for CRMO patients OR if radiologist requests.|
|AXIAL||T2||TSE||4mm||1mm||SPAIR||Radiologist to specify||Optional (for targeted evaluation of known or suspected lesion)|
|COR||T1||mDIXON||4mm||0mm||DIXON||Vertex to Toes||Turn OFF in/out-of-phase. Send stitched series only. Also create AXIAL and SAGITTAL whol body stitched reformats and send to PACS.|