Specific Anatomic RegionCervical spine
ApplicationTrauma- extent of injury
AuthorLeBlang SD et al.
Reference SourceRadiol Clin NA Vol. 37 No. 3 May 1999: 515-532
Scanner UsedGE Hi-Lite Advantage
Injection RateN/A
Contrast Volume and TypeNone used
Area ScannedFrom craniocervical junction to the top of T-1
Scan Delay None
Length of Spiral (time)Not defined
Slice Thickness3mm
Table Speed/Pitch1.5 pitch
Reconstruction Interval1mm
3D Technique Used
  • shaded surface
  • MPR
  • Comments: 1.IV contrast is given if vascular injury is also suspected.
    2. This protocol is used when plain films are positive and more information is needed.