MR SMM3001 Research Protocol

Revised - 5/9/2018
Ordered as MSK Pelvis and Total Spine WO
Scan all sequences under the Pelvis accession number


VIP NOTES

MR2 ONLY
Scan all sequences under the pelvis accession number (MSK rads to read)
run as saved in. no parameter changes
position patient as straight as possible
ok to increase slices. do not remove slices.
Ok to angle sag stack to spine
spine stacks must overlap
it may be necessary to add a 3rd sag stack on very tall patients

RM 2 Only
Plane Weighting Change Parameters? Change FOV? Coverage/ Angulation Notes
SAG (Upper Spine) T1
NO NO Cover C2-T10
SAG (Upper Spine)
T2 STIR NO NO Same as SAG T1 (Upper Spine)
SAG (Upper Spine) DWI
NO NO Same as SAG T1 (Upper Spine) MPR in Coronal Plane.
2.5 skip 0
COR MPR
MPR - - Reformat 2.5 skip 0 Reformatted from SAG DWI
SAG (Lower Spine)
T1 NO NO Cover T8-S5
SAG (Lower Spine) T2 STIR NO NO Same as SAG T1 (Lower Spine)
SAG (Lower Spine) DWI
NO NO Same as SAG T1 (Lower Spine) MPR in Coronal Plane.
2.5 skip 0
COR MPR
MPR - - Reformat 2.5 skip 0 Reformatted from SAG DWI
PELVIS
3 plane SURVEY

SURVEY - - Include hip joints
COR PELVIS
T1 NO NO Center the FOV with the middle point in the region of L5-S1 . NO ANGLE. Cover entire pelvis.
COR PELVIS
T2 STIR NO NO Same as COR PELVIS T1. NO ANGLE.
COR PELVIS
DWI NO NO Same as COR PELVIS T1. NO ANGLE.
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