Myocarditis Protocol

1) 2 CH gated Fiesta

2) 4 CH gated Fiesta

3) SA nongated Fiesta for localization

4) 3  CH Gated Fiesta

5) DIR T1 (TE 10) FS 4 SA slices, 6 thick, 10 spacing, span the myocardium.

6) TIR T2 (TE 80) 4 SA slices, 6 thick, 10 spacing, using outside body coil

7) Perfusion SA through atrium; do at 3 cc/sec, inject 10 cc per sec

8) LAVA Flex whole chest, A Total of 1.5 dose gadolinium given

9) Start timer

10) CINE IR, get TI

11) DIR FS T1 post A single mid SA, use TI from above and go 20 msec above and 20 msec below

12)  2, 3, 4, Chamber delayed enhancement

13) SA delayed enhancement, should be about 6 slices through the myocardium