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Table 7 Proposed epilepsy specific MRI protocol for a low field machine

From: International Veterinary Epilepsy Task Force recommendations for a veterinary epilepsy-specific MRI protocol

Veterinary epilepsy-specific protocol for 0.2 T MRI  
Slice thickness 4 mm or less  
➢ T1W – 3 sequence orientations  
    Sagittal enabling identification of the long axis of the hippocampus  
    Dorsal, perpendicular to the long axis of the hippocampus  
    Transverse, parallel to the long axis of the hippocampus  
 ➢ T2W - 2 sequence orientations for hippocampal angulation  
    Dorsal, perpendicular to the long axis of the hippocampus  
    Transverse, parallel to the long axis of the hippocampus  
➢ FLAIR 1–2 sequence orientations for hippocampal angulation  
    Dorsal, perpendicular to the long axis of the hippocampus  
    Transverse parallel to the long axis of the hippocampus (optional)  
➢ T1W post paramagnetic contrast enhancement  
    If indicated by other pathology / desired by clinician  
    Number of sequences determined by pathology