Specific anatomic region Abdomen
Application Large patient 3D
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 340/ 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 0.75 mm (thin)
3.0-5.0mm (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: 25-30 sec
Venous: 50-55 sec
3D technique used VRT and MIP
Comment:
This protocol is generic and can be modified for 3D studies or routine abdomen.