Specific Anatomic RegionExtremities
ApplicationSuspected fracture
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 120 / 0.75
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.75
Slice Thickness (mm) .75
Feed / Rotation (mm) 6
Kernel U90u or 80
Increment (mm)0.5
Image Ordercr-ca
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering plus InSpace MPR
Comment: 1. Recon soft tissue at 3x3 (30) kernel.
2. Use both Inspace presets at high opacity and low opacity for optimal detail.