|Specific Anatomic Region||Pelvis|
|Application||R/O leak from the bladder|
|Reference Source||Personal communication|
|Scanner Used||Siemens Somatom Plus-4|
|Injection Rate||None used|
|Contrast Volume and Type||Up to 500cc of dilute Omnipaque is placed in the bladder|
|Area Scanned||From iliac crest to symphysis pubis|
|Length of Spiral (time)||30sec|
|3D Technique Used||None|
- Up to 500 ml of a dilute Omnipaque solution is dripped into the bladder under gravity through a catheter.
- The contrast consists of 30 ml of Omnipaque-350 dripped into a 500 ml bag of saline.
- This is ideal for detecting a leak at the anastomosis in patients with a pancreatic transplant.