Wrist wo

MR Adult Wrist WO Protocol

Created – 2/1/2014                                                                                                                              

Indication: TFCC, Scapholunate, Lunotriquetral Ligament tear, Carpal tunnel, Flexor/Extensor tendon pathology, Occult Fracture

                                        Wrist/ Flex Coil

Localizer
(REF scan)

Mode

Slice

Gap

FAT SAT

FOV

Scan Range

AXIAL

PD (TE=20msec)

TSE

2mm

0.5mm

None

12cm

3cm Above/Below Wrist

AXIAL

Mid TE T2 Fat Sat

TSE

2mm

0.5mm

12cm

3cm Above/Below Wrist

COR

T1

TSE

2mm

0.5mm

None

12cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

COR

Mid TE T2 Fat Sat

TSE

2mm

0.5mm

12cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

SAG

Mid TE T2 Fat Sat

TSE

2mm

0.5mm

12cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

COR

T2 GRE Fat Sat

GRE

1mm

0.5mm

SPIR

12cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

Notes: Always Scan Individually

If hardware is present: Do STIR instead of fat-sat mid-TE         #                Do non-fat-sat T1 post-contrast






Place marker at the point of max tenderness or above and below region of interest.

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