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MRI PROTOCOLS

BRAIN PLAIN (TRAUMA, CVA, SCREENING)

AXIAL =
T1 , T2, DWI, ADC, GRE, FLAIR
CORONAL = T2
SAGITTAL = T2

BRAIN CONTRAST (HEADACHE, SEIZURE, MASS, METS, INFECTION, DEMENTIA)

ALL BRAIN PLAIN PROTOCOL PLUS


AXIAL =
GD T1 (FAT SAT)
CORONAL = GD T1 (FAT SAT)
SAGITTAL = GD T1 (REGULAR)

BRAIN MRI/ MRA


ALL BRAIN PLAIN AND CONTRAST PROTOCOLS PLUS
ANGIOGRAM= CIRCLE OF WILLIS, ANGIO I, ANGIO II
VENOGRAM
NECK = ANGIO PCA
CERVICAL SPINE

PLAIN (TRAUMA, ATHROPATHIES)


AXIAL =
T1, T2
SAGITTAL = T1, T2, GRE
CORONAL = STIR

CONTRAST (CORD COMPRESSION, METS, MASS)


AXIAL =
T1 REGULAR, GD T1 FAT SAT
SAGITTAL = GD T1 FAT SAT
CORONAL = GD T1 FAT SAT

THORACIC AND LUMBAR SPINE

PLAIN (TRAUMA, ATHROPATHIES)


AXIAL =
T1, T2
SAGITTAL = T1, T2, GRE
CORONAL = STIR

CONTRAST

(CORD COMPRESSION, METS, MASS)


AXIAL =
GD T1 FAT SAT
SAG =
GD T1 FAT SAT
CORONAL = GD T1 FAT SAT

SHOULDER

AXIAL =
T2 FAT SAT, GRE
SAGITTAL = T2 FAT SAT, T1 REGULAR
CORONAL = T2 FAT SAT, T1 REGULAR

KNEE

AXIAL =
SAGITTAL =
CORONAL =

T2 FAT SAT
T2 FAT SAT, PROTON DENSITY, GRE, T1 REGULAR
T2 FAT SAT, T1 REGULAR

HIPS

BILATERAL

AXIAL =
T2 FAT SAT
CORONAL = T1, STIR

UNILATERAL

AXIAL =
T1, T2 FAT SAT, STIR OBLIQUE
CORONAL = T2 FAT SAT
SAGITTAL = STIR

ELBOW

AXIAL =
T1, STIR
CORONAL = T1, STIR
SAGITTAL = STIR

LONG BONES (EXTREMITIES)

AXIAL =
T1, T2 FAT SAT
CORONAL = T1, T2 FAT SAT (OR STIR FAT SAT)
SAGITTAL = T2, FAT SAT, STIR FAT SAT

(PLEASE DO CONTRAST FOR MASS LESIONS)

JVC 2012
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