Specific Anatomic RegionHead
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 170 / 0.75
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.75
Slice Thickness (mm) 3.0
Feed / Rotation (mm) 5.0
Kernel H30s
Increment (mm)3.0
Image Orderca-cr
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering as needed
Comment: Recon: 3x3 bone H70. In select applications IV contrast will be used.
- Use presets in Inspace for good display of skin, muscle, and vasculature. We prefer VRT though some use shaded surface.