Specific anatomic region Abdomen
Application Routine abdomen - no abscess FUO abdominal pain - palpable mass
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 276/ 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 3.0-5.0mm
Pitch 0.75
Kernel B30f medium smooth abdomen
Reconstruction interval 5.0mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast Omnipaque-350 in water (100cc of Omnipaque-350 in one gallon of water)
IV contrast volume and type 120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 2-2.5cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 60 sec
3D technique used N/A
Comment:
Also have a protocol for large patient: increase mAs to 340.