Specific anatomic region Liver
Application Evaluate or r/o mass
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 250 / 0.33
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 0.75 mm (thin)
5.0mm (thick)
Pitch 0.75
Kernel B20f smooth abdomen (thin)
B30f medium smooth abdomen (thick)
Reconstruction interval 0.5mm (thin)
5.0mm (thick)
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast water
IV contrast volume and type 120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 3-3.5cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) Arterial: 30 sec Venous: 20-30 sec additional delay
3D technique used InSpace VRT and MIP
Comment:
Also have a protocol with a 0.5 sec rotation time.