Specific Anatomic RegionAbdomen
ApplicationTrauma (overview)
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) / Pitch20/8 or 15/6
Oral Contrast750 cc of 3% Hypaque
IV Contrast Volume and Type100-120 cc
Injection Rate2-3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)50 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
This is a quick study for the least cooperative patient. It will cover 40 mm per second and cover the abdomen in less than 10 seconds.