History:

NOTE:

Pancreatic Cancer, mass, islet cell tumor

NOT FOR PANCREATITIS - Use routine abdomen/pelvis protocol

Surview:

 Above diaphragm to lesser trochanters

 

Oral Contrast:

Water  500mL 15 minutes prior

Water  250 mL on the table

IV Contrast:

125mL Omnipaque 350  -  4mL/sec + 50mL saline flush

Scan

 

Non-Contrast:

Diaphragm to crest

Arterial:

Scan diaphragm to ischial tuberosities

Tracker:

Mid liver descending aorta

Portal/Venous

Diaphragm to crest

3 Minute Delay

Diaphragm to crest

 

BREATHING INSTRUCTIONS:

 Suspended Inspiration

 

 

Parameter Type : 

DRY

ARTERIAL

PORTAL VENOUS

DELAY

Thick/Incr.

 4 @ 3

  4 @ 3

4 @ 3

4 @ 3

kVp

 120

120

120

120

mAs (ref)

ACS (225)

ACS (225)

ACS (225)

ACS (225)

Dose Right

ON

ON

ON

ON

Z-Dom

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

Resolution

STD

STD

STD

STD

Collimation

128 x 0.625

128 x 0.625

128 x 0.625

128 x 0.625

Pitch

 0.992

0.992

0.992

0.992

Rotation Time

 0.5

0.5

0.5

0.5

Scan FOV

 400

400

400

400

Filter

 B

B

B

B

iDose

iD3

iD3

iD3

iD3

Scan Delay

 NA

Bolus + 20 seconds

70 Seconds

180 Seconds

HU

 

150

 

 

Thin Section Reconstructions

0.9 @ 0.45

 0.9 @ 0.45

0.9 @ 0.45

0.9 @ 0.45

 Post Processing

3D Reformats

 Archiving

Non-Contrast

 4 @ 3

PACS

Delays

 4 @ 3

PACS

All Thin Sections Reconstructions

 

Thin Client

 

Courtesy of the University of Maryland