MR Adult TSP WO Protocol

Revised 7/20/2018

Charge as TSP WO 

Spine Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
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 C7 DISC TO L1 DISC
AXIAL T2 TSE 4mm 1mm None 15cm C7 DISC TO L1 DISC
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
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