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Everything you need to know about Computed Tomography (CT) & CT Scanning

Siemens 64 Slice MDCT Protocol

KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec)120 / 50 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm)0.6
Slice thickness (mm) for 3D1mm (thins)
Slice thickness for extracolonic3mm (thicks)

B20f smooth abdomen window (thin)

B30f medium smooth abdomen (thick)

Reconstruction interval

0.8mm (thin)

3.0mm (thick)

Image order (acquisition)Cranial- Caudal
Positionssupine, prone, left lateral rectum
ContrastCO2  insufflation of the colon
IV contrast none
3D technique used2D and 3D review
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