MR Pediatric Ald BRAIN W/WO Protocol

Revised 8/13/2018
Charge for Brain W/WO
0 Months to 2 Years - 3mm Slices, 1mm Gap
2 Years to 9 Years- 4mm Slices 1mm Gap
Above 9 years use Adult Protocol
Head Coil
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG
T1 TSE 4mm 1mm None 23cm Scalp to Scalp
AXIAL PD TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
AXIAL DWI 2mm Voxel SE EPI 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
Contrast Injection
AXIAL POST: T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Angle to Corpus- Skull Base to Vertex
COR
POST: T1 TSE 3mm 0.5mm None 23cm Frontal through Occipital Bone
no need to check images before letting patient go