History:HA, Stroke, Trauma
If for Abcess, Mets, HIV, do without and with *** Consult with Radiologist if you are unsure
Surview:C4 to Vertex
IV Contrast:100 mL/300 Omni - 1 mL/sec + 50 mL saline flush

Scan

Non-Contrast :Scan inferior to superior - base of skull through vertex.
Contrast :Same as Non-Contrast
**Wait 3-5 minutes before starting scan to allow contrast to break the blood-brain barrier.

 

 

 

 
Initial Scans
Follow Up Scans
Parameter Type :
Non-ContrastContrastNon-ContrastContrast
Thick/Incr.
5 @ 105 @ 105 @ 105 @ 10
Kvp
120120120120
mAs
300300200200
Resolution
Std.Std.Std.Std.
Collimation
64 x 0.62564 x 0.62564 x 0.62564 x 0.625
Pitch
0.3910.3910.3910.391
Rotation Time
0.50.50.50.5
Scan FOV
250250250250
Display FOV250250250250
Filter
UBUBUBUB
iDose4
iD-3iD-3iD-3iD-3
Scan Delay
 3 - 5 minutes 3 - 5 minutes
Recon
1.4x0.7 / B filter1.4x0.7 / B filter1.4x0.7 / B filter1.4x0.7 / B filter

 Post Processing: None

 Archiving

Non-Contrast
5 @ 5
Contrast
1.4 x 0.7


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