Hand wo and w/wo

MR Adult Hand wo and W/WO Protocol

Created – 2/1/2014(GD)                                                                                                                      

Indication: Contrast: Osteomyelitis, Cellulitis, Infection/Abscess, Soft Tissue Mass.

 

Flex/ Head Coil

Localizer
(REF scan)

Mode

Slice

Gap

Matrix/

Nex

FOV

Scan Range

AXIAL

T1

TSE

3mm

1 mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Cover Area of Interest

AXIAL

Mid TE T2 Fat Sat

TSE

3mm

1 mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Cover Area of Interest

COR

T1

TSE

3mm

0.2mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

COR

Mid TE T2 Fat Sat

TSE

3mm

0.2mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

SAG

T1

TSE

3mm

1 mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

SAG

Mid TE T2 Fat Sat

TSE

3mm

1 mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

Contrast Injection

AXIALpre

T1 Fat Sat

TSE

3mm

1 mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Cover Area of Interest

AXIALpost

COR

T1 Fat Sat

TSE

3mm

0.2mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

SAG

T1 Fat Sat

TSE

3mm

1 mm

256x224/ 2

12-16cm

Angle Relative to Radio-Ulnar Joint

Notes: USE REST SLAB PROXIMAL TO WRIST TO REDUCE FLOW AND PULSITILE MOTION

MR hand WO do the first 6 sequences above line “contrast injection”. Do axial PD instead of T1.

For MR hand W/WO follow protocol as above.

 

 

 


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

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