Body MRI Protocols

 

 

MRI PROTOCOL

Gadolinium Contrast Agent (Standard dose* unless otherwise specified)

GE PROTOCOLS

PHILIPS PROTOCOLS

ABBREVIATED MRI/MRCP

NO CONTRAST

Abbreviated MRI/MRCP

Abbreviated MRI/MRCP

ABDOMEN (Includes liver, pancreas, & renal MRI)

Gadavist for pancreas and renal

For liver, refer to the “Body MRI Gadolinium page” for contrast choice

Abdomen - LX

Abdomen HDX COB MR 2

Abdomen Nonbreathold

Achieva 1.5T

Intera 1.5T

ABDOMEN (APPENDICITIS)

Gadavist

 

Appendicitis

ABDOMEN & PELVIS

MultiHance

Abd Dynamic / Pelvis Full
Abd/Limited Pelvis

Pelvis Dynamic / Abd Full

Pelvis/Limited Abd

 

ADRENAL

Gadavist

Adrenal

 

Dynamic Secretin-Enhanced MRCP

Gadavist

 

Achieva 1.5T

ELASTOGRAPHY

Gadavist

Schedule at JHN or Methodist Hospital on the Optima 450W ONLY

 

EOVIST ABDOMEN

Eovist

Eovist Abdomen

Eovist Abdomen

IRON QUANTIFICATION

NO CONTRAST

 

3-Gibbon Achieva 1.5T ONLY

MEDIASTINUM

Gadavist

Mediastinum

Mediastinum

MR Angiography (MRA)

MultiHance (0.15 mmol/kg)

MRA Abd/Peripheral MRA

MRA Thoracic

 

MR Enterography (MRE)

MultiHance

MR Enterography

MR Enterography

MR Venography (MRV) or MRA Runoff

MultiHance 0.15 mmol/kg

MRV Upper/Lower

MRV Upper

MR Urography (MRU)

MultiHance 0.07 mmol/kg

MR Urography

MR Urography

PANCREAS & MRCP

Gadavist

Use Abdomen Protocol +3D MRCP

Use Abdomen Protocol +3D MRCP

PELVIC 2DTOF ANGIO

NO CONTRAST

 

Preneurointerventional Pelvic MRI 2DTOF Angio

PELVIS (STANDARD PELVIS)

Gadavist

Female Pelvis

Pelvis Achieva 1.5T

Pelvis Achieva 3T

Pelvis Intera 1.5T

PELVIS FISTULA

MultiHance

Pelvis Fistula

Pelvis Fistula Achieva 1.5T

PELVIC PROLAPSE

NO CONTRAST

Pelvic Prolapse

Pelvic Prolapse

PELVIS (PROSTATE MRI)

NO CONTRAST

Prostate MRI

Prostate MRI

PULMONARY EMBOLISM

MultiHance 0.1 mmol/kg

Pulmonary Embolism

 

RECTAL

Gadavist

Rectal CA

 

RENAL

Gadavist

Use Abdomen Protocol

Use Abdomen Protocol

TESTES

Gadavist

Testes

 

THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

MultiHance 0.15 mmol/kg

 

Rule Out Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

URETHRA

Gadavist

Urethra

 

 

*Gadolinium Standard Doses

 

 

 

Rev: September 12, 2017

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