Specific Anatomic RegionMuscle
ApplicationR/O tumor
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/165/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)3 or 5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)3 or 5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch12.5/5
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate2 cc
Scan Delay (sec)40-50 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
A second reconstruction of the data can be done with a bone algorithm (B60) for better bone detail. You can film the muscle/soft tissue with the reconstructions from the standard acquisition (B30-soft tissue) of the bone with the bone algorithm.