Specific Anatomic RegionExtremities (Wrist)
ApplicationHighest bone detail study
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) 0.60
Slice Thickness (mm) 0.6
Feed / Scan (mm) 1.0
Kernel U90u
Increment (mm)N/A
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 MPR in select cases.
Comment: -This is the best technique for the finest detail in imaging the wrist or ankle. It provides isotropic datasets.