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1.5T Abdomen/pelvis with DWI - Sharp and Children's MRI Center

Low, Rusell San Diego, Sharp and Children's MRI Center USA

1.5T Abdomen/pelvis with DWI - Sharp and Children's MRI Center, San Diego

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ExamCard purpose

This Release 1.5 ExamCard is used for all standard combined abdomen and pelvis examination.

The 16-channel SENSE XL Torso coil is used.

ExamCard overview

Abdo/Pelv 16
Scan 1Localizer
Scan 2Reference scan
Scan 3Diffusion
Scan 4Diffusion
Scan 5Axial Dual echo
Scan 6Axial T2 FS (rt)
Scan 7Sag T2 pelvis
Scan 8Axial THRIVE
Scan 9Cor THRIVE
Scan 10Sag THRIVE
Scan 11Hires WATS

The post-contrast axial THRIVE is timed at 20 seconds.

The Hires WATS is a delayed post-contrast T1-weighted sequence.

ExamCard images

T1-weighted FFE T2-weighted SPIR
T1-weighted FFE
T2-weighted SPIR
DWI  b=500 Inverted MIP
DWI b=500
Inverted MIP

Patient preparation

Position the patient supine, head first, arms overhead if able.

Use 16-channel SENSE XL Torso coil, IV connected to auto injector.

Contrast agent / injection protocol

A gadolinium-based contrast agent is used.



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Nov 24, 2006

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