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1.0T Lumbar spine - NEWisconsin MRI Center

Somerville, Stephen, M.D. Green Bay, NEWisconsin MRI Center USA
Dufek, Lori, R.T. Green Bay, NEWisconsin MRI Center USA

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ExamCard purpose

This Panorama 1.0T ExamCard is used for routine lumbar spine imaging.

ExamCard overview

Routine Lumbar
Scan 1Survey
Scan 2Reference
Scan 3T2 TSE Sag
Scan 4T1 TSE Sag
Scan 5T2 TSE Axial
Scan 6PD TSE Axial

Sag T2 TSE uses long TE of 100 ms, long TR of 3400, NSA 6, FOV 280 mm.


Sag T1 TSE uses TR 400 ms, short TE of 7.8 ms, low high profile order, TSE factor 4,

FOV 290 mm, NSA 6


T2 TSE Axial uses TR 3039 ms, TE 90 ms , TSE factor 19, NSA 6, FOV 220 mm.


PD TSE Axial provides less T1 weighting and dark CSF. Contrast between cord and CSF.

TR 1700 ms, TE 46 ms, TSE factor 9, FOV 220 mm, NSA 3.

ExamCard images

T2 TSE  Sag T1 TSE  Sag
T2 TSE Sag
T1 TSE Sag
T2 TSE  Axial PD TSE  AXial
T2 TSE Axial



Patient preparation

ST Body/Spine M coil is used.

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Panorama HFO
Release 1
Lumbar spine, Neuro

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