Acquisition Phase

Phase Included

Scan Delay

Respiration Phase

Anatomical Coverage

Non Contrast

 Yes

 N/A

 Hold

maxillary through frontal sinus

Arterial Phase

 No

N/A

 N/A

N/A

Venous Phase

 No

N/A

N/A

N/A

Delayed Phase

No

N/A

N/A

N/A

Scan Comments: IV contrast is not routinely necessary. All Scans are performed using the ALARA principle.

 

Technical Parameters

Parameters

kVp

100

Effective mAs

80

Care Dose Reference mAs

N/A

Time (Rotation)

0.5 sec

Average Acquisition Time

6-8 sec

Collimation

64 x 0.6mm

Pitch Value

0.8

Scan Direction

caudocranial

Comments: Isocentering the patient within the gantry is key to image quality. 100 kVp is used to reduce patient exposure.

 

Reconstruction Parameters

Soft Tissue

Thin Data

Bone

Slice Thickness

3mm

0.75mm

3mm

Reconstruction Spacing

3mm

0.5mm

3mm

Reconstruction Algorithm

H30

H60

H60

Window Width and Level

350 / 50

2500 / 50

2500 / 500

Reconstruction Comments: Coronal and sagittal image reconstructions are also performed.

 

Contrast Parameters

Parameters

Contrast Type

N/A

Contrast Volume

N/A

Saline Flush

N/A

Injection Rate

N/A

Oral Contrast

N/A

Contrast Volume

N/A

Comments: IV contrast is not routinely necessary.

 

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Acquisition Phase

Phase Included

Scan Delay

Respiration Phase

Anatomical Coverage

Non Contrast

 Yes

 N/A

 Hold

maxillary through frontal sinus

Arterial Phase

 No

N/A

 N/A

N/A

Venous Phase

 No

N/A

N/A

N/A

Delayed Phase

No

N/A

N/A

N/A

Scan Comments: IV contrast is not routinely necessary. All Scans are performed using the ALARA principle.

 

Technical Parameters

Parameters

kVp

100

Effective mAs

80

Care Dose Reference mAs

N/A

Time (Rotation)

0.5 sec

Average Acquisition Time

6-8 sec

Collimation

64 x 0.6mm

Pitch Value

0.8

Scan Direction

caudocranial

Comments: Isocentering the patient within the gantry is key to image quality. 100 kVp is used to reduce patient exposure.

 

Reconstruction Parameters

Soft Tissue

Thin Data

Bone

Slice Thickness

3mm

0.75mm

3mm

Reconstruction Spacing

3mm

0.5mm

3mm

Reconstruction Algorithm

H30

H60

H60

Window Width and Level

350 / 50

2500 / 50

2500 / 500

Reconstruction Comments: Coronal and sagittal image reconstructions are also performed.

 

Contrast Parameters

Parameters

Contrast Type

N/A

Contrast Volume

N/A

Saline Flush

N/A

Injection Rate

N/A

Oral Contrast

N/A

Contrast Volume

N/A

Comments: IV contrast is not routinely necessary.