Specific Anatomic RegionKidney
ApplicationRenal donor
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourcePersonal communication
Scanner UsedSensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec)120 kV/ 225 eff. mAs / 0.5 sec
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.75 mm
Slice Thickness (mm)0.75 mm
Feed / Rotation (mm)12.0 mm
KernelB30f medium smooth
Increment (mm)0.75 mm x 0.5 mm (3D)
Image Ordercraniocaudal
Oral Contrast1000cc of water
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3.0-3.5 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)Arterial - 25-30 sec Venous- 20 sec post arterial phase. Delayed topogram at 4-5 minutes
3D Technique UsedVRT & MIP
Comment: -We get a delayed topogram at 4-5 minutes for a "poor man's" IVP.