Specific Anatomic RegionBronchial Tree or Airway
ApplicationTracheal stenosis
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus-4
Injection RateN/A
Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Area ScannedFrom thoracic inlet cephalad to the 2nd or 3rd order bronchi
Scan DelayNone
Length of Spiral (time)30-40sec
Slice Thickness3mm
Table Speed/Pitch3-5mm/sec or a pitch of 1-1.6
Reconstruction Interval1-2mm
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Comment: Use volume rendering with lung isolation algorithm. MPR oblique imaging may also prove helpful.