Specific Anatomic RegionBladder
ApplicationBladder injury (CT cystography)  
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/165/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)4 x 2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)3
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)2-5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch12.5/5
Oral ContrastN/A
Contrast Volume and TypeUp to 400 cc of dilute contrast (5% Omnipaque) 
Injection RateDripped in under gravity
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering if needed
Contrast is dripped in under gravity up to 400 cc or less if the patient experiences pain. Please make sure the Foley catheter is clamped.