Specific Anatomic RegionGyn- oncology
ApplicationStage or F/U of ovarian cancer
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Sensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec)ARTERIAL 120 / 200 / 0.5VENOUS 120 / 200 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm)0.75 or 1.50.75 or 1.5
Slice Thickness (mm)0.75 or 30.75 or 3
Feed / Rotation (mm)12.0 or 2412.0 or 24
Increment (mm)0.5, 1 or 30.5, 1 or 3
Image Orderca-cr for arterial and cr-ca for venous phase
Oral Contrast1000 cc of water
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/ sec
Scan Delay (sec)30 sec70 sec
3D Technique UsedVRT with InSpace used for volume analysis
In most cases routine single phase venous protocol can be used but for optimal staging this protocol is needed.
Recon- Both phases 5x5 for filming
Recon- Lung/ liver 5x5 for filming