Specific Anatomic RegionLiver
ApplicationLiver transplant evaluation
AuthorSmith P et al
Reference SourceJ Comput Assist Tomogr (in press)
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus-4
Injection Rate3cc/sec
Contrast Volume and Type150
Area ScannedFrom just above dome of liver to inferior margin of liver
Scan Delay30sec / 60-70sec
Length of Spiral (time)30-35sec dual spiral
Slice Thickness3mm
Table Speed/Pitch5-6mm/sec
Reconstruction IntervalEvery 1mm for arterial phase and every 3mm for venous phase
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Comment: Dual phase scanning provides evaluation of the liver parenchyma, arterial supply and venous anatomy.