Specific anatomic region Peds neck
Application mass or abscess
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used 64 Slice
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 90 / 1.0
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 3mm and .75mm
Pitch 0.9
Kernel B30s medium smooth- Abdomen window
B70s very sharp- Bone
Reconstruction interval 3mm x 3mm ST and Bone
0.75mm x 0.5mm ST
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast N/A
IV contrast volume and type Omnipaque 350
depends on weight (up to 2 cc/kg)
Injection rate 1.5cc/sec (depends on IV up to 2cc)
Scan delay (sec) Depends on patient
3D technique used Volume rendering
Extension of scan into mediastinum may be necessary to define the full extent of the mass