MR Pediatric LSP WO 2wks-2yrs Protocol

Revised 7/20/2018

Charge as LSP WO

2 Weeks to 2 Years

Preferred on 1.5T. Use 5CH Spine Coil or 15CH Spine Coil.
Localizer Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range
SAG T2 DRIVE TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 18cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.3mm STIR 18cm Lateral Sides of Vertebral Bodies
AXIAL T1 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 12cm T11 through entire Coccyx
AXIAL T2 TSE 3mm 0.3mm None 12cm T11 through entire Coccyx
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 STIR 18cm SENSE FACTOR = 2. Include Facet Joints
SIEMENS: SAG STIR TSE 3mm 0.3mm STIR 18cm iPAT = 3. Include Facet Joints