MR Total Spine Chiari/Tethered Cord WO Protocol

Last updated:3/28/19
Charge as: Total Spine Chiari/Tethered Cord WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T preferred
Coil: Spine coil or NV/Spine coil combo

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
Cervical Spine
SAG T2 DRIVE TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 20cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 20cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 12cm Above cranio-cervical junction to Mid T1
Thoracic Spine
SAG T2 DRIVE TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 35cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 35cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 15cm Mid C7 TO Mid L1
Lumbar Spine
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 25cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm Mid T11 to Mid S1
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 15cm Mid T11 to Mid S1