Pediatric Spine

Spine Spi

RangeSpine < 5 kg
AuthorSiemens Medical Systems
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus-4 Volume Zoom
ModeSpiral
kV / mAs120 / 20
Scan Time / Rot. Time31.76 / 0.75
Slice Mode / Slice / Coll. SliceFast / 3 / 2.5Fast / 3 / 2.5
Feed / Rot10
Pitch4
Feed / ScanNA
Cycle TimeNA
Topo pos. / DirectionNA / cr-ca
Recon Incr.33
Kernel B30sB60s
FOV250250
WindowSpineBONE 2000 / 400
Comment:
  • If 5-9 kg, use 20 mAs
  • If 10-14 kg, use 25 mAs
  • If 15-24 kg, use 55 mAs
  • If 25-34 kg, use 90 mAs
  • If 35-44 kg, use 130 mAs
  • If 45-54 kg, use 200 mAs
  • If > 55 kg, use 250 mAs