Acquisition Phase

Phase Included

Scan Delay

Respiration Phase

Anatomical Coverage

Non Contrast

Yes

N/A

Inspiration

Adrenal glands to include the entire kidney

Arterial Phase

N/AN/A

N/A

N/A

Venous Phase

Yes

60 sec.

Inspiration

Diaphragm through iliac crest

Delayed Phase

Yes

15 min.

Inspiration

Adrenal glands to include the entire kidney

Scan Comments: All scans are performed using the ALARA principle.

 

Technical Parameters

Parameters

kVp

Semi (ref. kV 120)

Effective mAs

CareDose

Quality Reference mAs

147

Time (Rotation)

0.5 sec.

Average Acquisition Time

3-4 sec.

Collimation

192 x 0.6 mm

Pitch Value

0.6

Scan Direction

Craniocaudal
Comments: CareDose is used to reduce patient dose.

 

Reconstruction Parameters

Soft Tissue

Thin Data

Lung

Coronal

Slice Thickness

 3 mm

0.75 mm

3 mm

3 mm

Reconstruction Spacing

 3 mm

0.5 mm

3 mm

3 mm

Reconstruction Algorithm

Br40 (3)

Br36 (3)

Bl57 (3)

Br40 (3)

Window Width and Level

410/10

410/10

1600/-500

410/10

Reconstruction Comments: 

 

Reconstruction Parameters

Sagittal

Slice Thickness

 3 mm

Reconstruction Spacing

 3 mm

Reconstruction Algorithm

Br40 (3)

Window Width and Level

410/10

Reconstruction Comments: 

 

Contrast Parameters

Parameters

Contrast Type

Non-ionic

Contrast Volume

120 mL

Saline Flush

N/A

Injection Rate

4-5 mL/sec.

Oral Contrast

H2O

Contrast Volume

1000 mL

Comments: IV contrast may be warranted if malignancy is suspected.