MR Adult Total Spine Chiari/Tethered Cord WO Protocol

Revised 7/20/2018

Use an appropriate FOV for the patient's size for the best quality.

Charge as Total Spine WO

Spine Coil
Localizer Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range

CERVICAL SPINE

SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm OPTIONAL: Lateral Vertebral Bodies
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Skull Base to Mid T-Spine

THORACIC SPINE

SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Mid C7 to Mid L1

LUMBAR SPINE

SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies (Coccyx)
SAG T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 30cm Lateral Vertebral Bodies (Coccyx)
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm T11 through Coccyx
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm T11 through Coccyx