Specific Anatomic RegionPelvis
ApplicationEvaluate ovarian mass/cancer
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)5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch12.5/5
Oral Contrast750-100 cc of 3% Hypaque
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate2-3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)50 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
  • Rectal contrast may be helpful in select cases, especially if the oral contrast was not given early enough.
  • We are now doing dual phase studies (arterial venous phases) to try to determine more accurately the extent of disease.