Specific Anatomic RegionLung
ApplicationEvaluate suspected AVM
AuthorHoffman R.
Reference SourceCardiovasc Intervent Radiol 200 Mar-April;23(2):165-170
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus-4
Injection Rate3cc/sec
Contrast Volume and Type100-120cc of Omnipaque 350
Area ScannedUsually the entire chest
Scan Delay25sec
Length of Spiral (time)30-40sec
Slice Thickness3mm
Table Speed/Pitch3-5mm/sec or a pitch of 1-1.6
Reconstruction Interval1 or 3mm
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Comment: In select cases only the area of interest is scanned rather than the entire lung.