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/A

N/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

Care kV (ref. kV 120)

Effective mAs

CareDose

Quality Reference mAs

147

Time (Rotation)

0.5 sec.

Average Acquisition Time

5-7 sec.

Collimation

128 x 0.6 mm

Pitch Value

0.8

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.