MR TSP WO Protocol

Last updated:3/28/19
Charge as: TSP 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
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
SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm STIR 35cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm Mid C7 TO Mid L1
AXIAL T2 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm Mid C7 TO Mid L1

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 SENSE FACTOR = 2 35cm Lateral sides of vertebral bodies
SIEMENS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.5mm iPAT = 3 15cm Lateral sides of vertebral bodies