Specific Anatomic RegionIntracranial vessels
ApplicationSuspected aneurysm
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)140/109/.5
Detector Collimation (mm).5
Slice Thickness (mm)1
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)1
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch1.3/2.6
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)20 sec
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Interactive volume rendering is ideal for defining an aneurysm, as well as its feeding vessels.