MR Adult Trigeminal Neuralgia Brain WO

Revised - 5/9/2018

This protocol is only ordered by Dr. Burchiel.

 

8CH head coil or NV Coil.
allowed on 3T only
Localizer
(REF scan)
Mode Slice Gap FAT SAT FOV Scan Range:
ALL SCANS ANGLE TO CORPUS
COW 3D TOF 3D FFE 1mm 0mm None 20cm MRA COW
Axial DWI 2mm Voxel SE EPI 3mm 0.3mm SPIR 23cm Angle to Corpus - Skull Base to Vertex
Axial 3D Balanced FFE B-FFE 0.58mm 0mm None 16cm Medula to upper pons (limited coverage). See image below.
 MVD stands for Microvascular Decompression.
3D B-FFE Axial (Coverage from medulla to upper pons)
MR Neuro Burchiel 3D BFFE Axial