Specific Anatomic RegionThorax
ApplicationLow dose screening study
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 100 / 0.75
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.75
Slice Thickness (mm) 1.0
Feed / Scan (mm) 15.0
Kernel B80f (for lung parenchyma)
Increment (mm)1 mm
Image Ordercr-ca
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedVRT and MIP as needed
Comment: -Reconstruct a second set with soft tissue algorithm using a B30 algorithm. Do this with 3mm thick section at 3 mm intervals or 5mm every 3-5 min.