Specific Anatomic RegionExtremities
ApplicationR/O abscess
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec) 120 / 200 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 1.5
Slice Thickness (mm) 3.0
Feed / Rotation (mm) 24.0
Kernel B30s
Increment (mm)3.0
Image Ordercr-ca
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type100 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)40 sec
3D Technique UsedUsually none
Comment: -Film bone windows as well to exclude periosteal reaction or osteomyelitis.