MR Bayer Asteroid Research Protocol

Revised - 11/2014
Charge as Pelvis WO

What would Joe do? (WWJD)

This is a fibroid research study. Exam is done without contrast. SAG views are orthogonal to the patient, the COR and AX views are angled to the uterus. (See Fig. 1)

RM 1 Only- Torso Coil
Sequence   Change Parameters?
Change # slices?
Coverage/ Angulation
Notes
SAG T2 NO NO True SAG to Patient
 
OBL AX T2 NO NO Plan Slices perpendicular to the long axis of the uterus (see Fig 1a, 1b)  
OBL AX T1 NO NO Plan Slices perpendicular to the long axis of the uterus (see Fig 1a, 1b)
OBL COR T2 NO NO Plan slices parallel to the long axis of the uterus (see Fig. 1c)
OBL AX
THRIVE NO NO Plan Slices perpendicular to the long axis of the uterus (see Fig 1a, 1b)
Bayer Asteroid
Fig 1 – Slice Prescriptions for Axial and Coronal Sequences.