Specific Anatomic RegionSuperior Mesenteric Vein
ApplicationVascular map and patency
AuthorGraf O et al.
Reference SourceAJR 1997; 168:1209-1213
Scanner UsedGE HiSpeed Advantage
Injection Rate4ml/sec
Contrast Volume and Type160ml of Omnipaque 300
Area ScannedFrom 2cm above celiac axis origin to 2cm below the uncinate process.
Scan Delay 18sec arterial / 60sec venous
Length of Spiral (time)30sec
Slice Thickness3mm
Table Speed/Pitch1.3 pitch
Reconstruction Interval1mm
3D Technique UsedShaded surface; MIP
Comment: In this study 54 of 57 cases were of satisfactory quality. CT was accurate for SMV patency.