Specific Anatomic RegionLiver
ApplicationSuspected hemangioma
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus 4
Injection Rate2-3ml/sec
Contrast Volume and Type100ml of Omnipaque-350
Area ScannedSequential images over suspected lesion
Scan Delay30sec to initial scan
Length of Spiral (time)Not needed
Slice Thickness5mm
Table Speed/PitchN/A
Reconstruction IntervalN/A
3D Technique UsedN/A
Comment: Scans are obtained at 30sec intervals until 5min, then every 60sec until 10min, as needed. In select cases the scanning is carried out until 15min. The classic peripheral enhancement and fill in is classic for these tumors.