Pediatric MRI Protocols

The pediatric radiologists will usually protocol specific sequences they need in RIS. If not, follow the adult protocol, but make changes to the slice, gap, and FOV as needed.

MSK - UPPER EXTREMITIES

If the link isn't available, use adult protocols with FOV/Slice/Gap adjustments for patient size
Ensure to run AX T1 FS PRE GAD for all ROUTINE MSK WWO exams

ELBOW WO OR WWO
FINGER (not thumb) WO OR WWO
FOREARM WO OR WWO
HAND WO OR WWO
HUMERUS WO OR WWO
SCAPULA WO OR WWO
SHOULDER WO OR WWO
THUMB WO OR WWO
WRIST WO OR WWO

MSK - LOWER EXTREMITIES

If the link isn't available, use adult protocols with FOV/Slice/Gap adjustments for patient size
Ensure to run AX T1 FS PRE GAD for all ROUTINE MSK WWO exams

ANKLE WO OR WWO
FEMUR WO OR WWO
FOOT WO OR WWO
HIPS BILATERAL POST-REDUCTION WO
HIPS PERTHES WWO
HIP WO OR WWO
HIP WWO
HIP SHRINERS - BILATERAL
KNEE WO OR WWO
KNEE WO + FEMORAL ANTEVERSION
PELVIS W/WO (Routine)
PELVIS WO (Post Anorectoplasty or Ileoanal Pull-Through)
PELVIS W/WO (Female)
PELVIS WO (Female)
PHYSEAL BAR WO
SI JOINTS WO OR W/WO
TIB/FIB WO OR WWO
TOE WO OR WWO