Specific Anatomic RegionNeck
ApplicationR/O adenopathy
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus 4
Injection Rate2-3ml/sec
Contrast Volume and Type100ml of Omnipaque-350
Area ScannedCervical region
Scan Delay30sec
Length of Spiral (time)30sec
Slice Thickness3-5mm
Table Speed/Pitch5mm/sec
Reconstruction Interval3-5mm
3D Technique UsedNone used
Comment: With Spiral CT this can easily be combined with an examination of the chest. In these cases the question always arises whether to keep the patient's arm by their side or over the head.