MR Trauma CSP WO Protocol

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 DRIVE TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm STIR 20cm Include Facet Joints
SAG T2- FFE GRE 3mm 0.5mm None 20cm Include Facet Joints
AXIAL T2 FAT SAT TSE 3mm 0mm SPAIR 12cm Above cranio-cervical junction to Mid T1
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0mm None 12cm Above cranio-cervical junction to Mid T1
COR T2 FATSAT TSE 3mm 0mm SPAIR 9cm Cranio-cervical junction

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 = 2Include Facet Joints
SIEMENS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm STIR 20cm iPAT = 3Include Facet Joints