IDEAL Brachial Plexus Protocol

1. T2W IDEAL-FSE Effected side sagittal images: (inphase, outphase, fat, water)
Matrix 384  x 192,
TR/TE 6675/55 msec,
FOV 24 cm,
Slice/gap 4.5/0.5 mm,
BW 20 kHz,
ETL 16,  one signal average
 
2. T1W IDEAL-FSE Effected side  sagittal: (pre) (inphase, outphase, fat, water)
Matrix 256 x 192
TR/TE 650/15 msec,
FOV 24 cm, slice/gap 4.5/0.5 mm,
(BW) 20 kHz, echo train length (ETL) 2,
One signal average.
 
3. Coronal Bilateral T1W IDEAL-FSE
Imaging parameters are the same except for
FOV 34 cm,
Slice/gap 4.5/0.5 mm
 
4. Coronal Bilateral T2WIDEAL-FSE 
Matrix  384 x 192,
TR/TE 4500/58 msec,
FOV 34 cm,
Slice/gap 4.5/0.5 mm,
BW 28.8 kHz, ETL 8,
one signal average
 
5. Axial Bilateral STIR T2W FSE
Matrix 288 x 192
Nex 2
NPW, Zip 512
FOV 26, Slice 4.5, skip 0.5
ETL 12, BW 35 TR 5400, TE 52
 
6.TRICKS angiogram (coronal)
 
7. Postcontrast sagittal effected side T1W IDEAL-FSE  (in phase echo only)
Matrix 320 x 192,
TR/TE 717/14msec,
FOV 24 cm,
Slice/gap 3.0/1.0, BW 19.5 kHz,
ETL 3, one signal average.
 
8. Postcontrast Coronal  Bilateral T1W IDEAL-FSE  (in phase echo only)
Matrix 320 x 192,
TR/TE 717/14msec,
FOV 34 cm,
Slice/gap 3.0/1.0, BW 19.5 kHz, ETL 3,
One signal average.