Specific Anatomic RegionChest
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)140/100/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)4 x 1
Slice Thickness (mm)1
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)3
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch6 /6
  Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A 
  Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedN/A
Detection of calcification as well as evaluation of the density of the pericardium means that no IV contrast is used in this study.