Specific Anatomic RegionBladder
ApplicationTumor staging and follow up
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec)CONTRAST 120 / 200 / 0.5DELAY PELVIS 120 / 200 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm)1.51.5
Slice Thickness (mm)2.02.0
Feed / Rotation (mm)24.024.0
Increment (mm)1.01.0
Image Ordercr-ca
Oral Contrast100 cc of water
IV Contrast Volume and Type100-120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/ sec
Scan Delay (sec)60 sec and 4 minutes
3D Technique UsedEndoluminal visualization and MPR
Comment: -
Recon- Lung/ liver at 5x5 mm for filming. We can do 3D of the bladder for better detail. In that case, contrast is put directly into the bladder. See the CT cystoscopy protocol.