MRI Pelvis Piriformis WO MSK Protocol

Scan Notes:

Angle OBLIQUE to sacrum

If hardware is present:

  • Do Axial and Coronal STIR instead of fat-sat mid-TE
  • If with Contrast, do non-fat-sat T1 post-contrast

Last updated: 4/8/19
Charge as: Pelvis WO
Scanner preference: 1.5T or 3T
Coil: Torso Coil

Plane Weighting Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Notes
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 1mm None 25cm Top of Sacrum to Lesser Trochanters
AXIAL T2 SPAIR TSE 3mm 1mm SPAIR 25cm Top of Sacrum to Lesser Trochanters
COR OBL T1 TSE 3mm 1mm None 25cm Sacrum through Pubic Symphysis (Skin to Skin)
COR OBL T2 SPAIR TSE 3mm 1mm SPAIR 25cm Sacrum through Pubic Symphysis (Skin to Skin)
MRI Pelvis Piriformis WO MSK Protocol image