Neuro MRI protocols

Routine MRI brain without and with  (History: Headache, stroke, AVM concern)
T1 sag 4/1(or Sag 3d T1 if available)
ADC/Diffusion
Axial flair 5/1.5
T2 star coronal 5/1.5
T2 axial FS 5/1.5
Post-T1 axial 5/1.5
Post T1 coronal 5/1.5

MRI brain without and with for Seizure
t1 sag 4/1(or Sag 3d T1 if available)
ADC/Diffusion
Axial flair 5/1.5
FLAIR coronal 5/1.5
T2 axial FS 5/1.5
T2 coronal through the hippocampus 3/1 (No FS)
Coronal T1 5/1.5 or T1 Coronal 3d
Post-T1 axial 5/1.5
Post T1 coronal 5/1.5

MRI brain without 
Sag T1 4/1
Axial ADC/diffusion
Axial T2 FS 5/1.5
Axial FLair 5/1.5
Coronal T2* 5/1.5

MRI brain for MS (multiple sclerosis)
Sag T1 4/1
Sag Flair 5/1.5
Axial T2 FS 5/1.5
Axial Flair 5/1.5
Axial DWI
Axial T1 5/1.5
Postcontrast T1 axial 5/1.5
Postcontrast T1 coronal 5/1.5
Postcontrast T1 Sagittal 4/1

MS brain without contrast
Sag T1 4/1
Axial Flair 5/1.5
Sag Flair 5/1.5
Axial DWI
Cor T2* 5/1.5
Axial T2 FS 5/1.5

MRI orbit: (Blurred vision, vision loss, papilledema, optic nerve atrophy/abnormality)

T1 sagittal 5/2 256×192 22FOV
AX DWI
Flair Axial 5/1; 256×192; 22 FOV
T2 axial FS 4/1; 512x 256; 22 FOV
STIR coronal through orbits 3/0; 256×192; 16 FOV
T1 coronal through orbits 3/0; 256×256; 16 FOV

Axial T1 postcontrast FS whole head 4/1
Coronal Postcontrast T1 FS through orbits 3/0; 256×256; 16 FOV
Coronals should go from the front of the brainstem (anterior to the mickey mouse ears) through the globes.

Brain with IAC protocol (vertigo/dizziness, acoustic neuroma, sensory neural hearing loss), facial paralysis, mastitis, temporal bone tumor, pulsitile tinnitis

T1 Sagittal 4/1
ADC/Diffusion
FLAIR Axial 5/1.5
T1 Croonla 3/0 through IACs; 16 FOV 256×244
3D t2 FSE (GE) or T2 Drive (phillips) through IACS
Post-contrast:
T1 coronal FS 3/0 through IACs
T1 axial FS 3/0 through IACs 16-18 FOV
T1 axial 5/1.5 whole head (without FS)

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