Exam Order Entry for Neuroradiology NSLIJ

Without IV Contrast

  • CT Head & MRI Brain
  • CT orbits
  • CT sinus
  • CT Temporal Bone
  • CT/MRI spine
  • MRA Brain
  • MRV Brain

With IV Contrast

  • CT orbits
  • CT sinus
  • CT/MRI Temporal Bone
  • CT spine (should do spine MRI unless C/I like pacemaker)
  • CTA (always contrast unless allergy)
    • Brain
    • Neck
  • CTV Brain (always contrast unless allergy)

With & Without IV Contrast

  • CT Head & MRI Brain
  • MRI spine
  • MRA neck
Aneurysm CTA Brain
AVM CTA Brain or CT Head & MRI Brain WWO
Back pain CT/MRI Spine WO
Change of mental status CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Congenital hearing loss CT temp bone WO
Congenital malformations CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Dementia workup CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Dikitis/osteomyelitis MRI Spine WWO
Epidural hematoma CT/MRI Spine WO
Epidural or paraspinal abscess MRI Spine WWO
Evaluating spinal tumor CT spine (MRI spine pref unless c/i) W
Evaluation intracranial bleed to rule out underlying mass or AVM CTA Brain
Foreign body in orbit CT orbit WO
hydrocephalus CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Infection (complication from sinusitis) CT orbit W
Intracranial complications of meningitis, sinusitis, and mastoiditis CT Head & MRI Brain WWO
Known hemorrhage with need to exclude underlying mass or AVM CT Head & MRI Brain WWO
Known mastoiditis or high suspicion mastoiditis CT / MRI Temp bone W
Mass or metastatic disease intracranial CT Head & MRI Brain WWO
New onset psychosis CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Pulsatile tinnitus CT / MRI Temp bone W
Rule out abscess, dikitis/osteomyelitis CT spine (MRI spine pref unless c/i) W
Rule out acoustic schwannoma CT / MRI Temp bone W
Rule out aneurysm MRA Brain WO
Rule out carotid or vertebral stenosis CTA neck or MRA neck WWO
Rule out contraindication for spinal tap CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Rule out dissection CTA neck or MRA neck WWO (add axial T1 with fat sat)
Rule out dural venous sinus thrombosis or stenosis MRV brain WO or CTV brain
Rule out herniated disk CT/MRI Spine WO
Rule out mass CT sinus W
Rule out mets MRI Spine WWO
Rule out orbital or intracranial complications of sinusitis CT sinus W
Rule out stenosis or occlusion intracrnail MRA Brain WO
Rule out stroke, bleed herniation, CT Head & MRI Brain WO
Sinusitis CT sinus WO
Spinal AVM MRI Spine WWO
Stenosis CTA Brain
Trauma CT Head & MRI Brain WO or CT orbit WO or CT sinus WO or CT temp bone WO or CT/MRI Spine WO
Tumor in eyes CT orbit W
Vascular lesion CT orbit W
Vertebral body anomalies CT/MRI Spine WO

without IV with IV with and without IV

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