Specific Anatomic RegionAbdominal Aorta
ApplicationEvaluate AAA following stent repair
AuthorDorffner R et al.
Reference SourceJ Comput Assist Tomogr 21(3):472-477
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus S
Injection Rate4ml/sec
Contrast Volume and Type120ml of 300mg/ml nonionic
Area ScannedFrom origin of the SMA through the proximal common iliac aa
Scan Delay25sec
Length of Spiral (time)32sec
Slice Thickness3mm
Table Speed/Pitch6mm/sec with a pitch of 2
Reconstruction Interval1mm
3D Technique UsedMIP
Comment: Significant editing of the CT scans was done in order to do the MIP images. The studies were successful in evaluation of the graft, IMA, and renal arteries.