Specific Anatomic RegionAbdomen
ApplicationAbdRoutine (R/O abscess, FUO, etc.)
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) 5.0 or 3.0
Feed / Rotation (mm) 24.0
Kernel B30f
Increment (mm)5.0 or 3.0
Image Ordercr-ca
Oral ContrastOmnipaque-350 in water (100cc of Omnipaque-350 in one gallon of water)
IV Contrast Volume and Type100-120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate2-3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)60-80 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
Comment: -2nd recon. 5x5 lung 80 kernel
3rd recon. 5x5 liver 30 kernel. These are for documentation for filming
Note: If better detail or MPR is needed one could go back and reconstruct at 1 mm intervals with 2 mm slice thickness.