Specific Anatomic RegionThorax
ApplicationR/O infection, etc.
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 130 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.75 or 1.5
Slice Thickness (mm) 1.3 or 5
Feed / Rotation (mm) 15.0
Kernel B40f
Increment (mm)3-5 mm
Image Ordercr-ca
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedN/A
Comment: -2nd Recon: - do a reconstruction using the B80 kernel for HRCT type images
3rd Recon: 5x5 30 Kernal (liver)