Specific anatomic region Cardiac
Application Calcium scoring sequence
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 200 / .36
Detector Collimation (mm) .6
Slice thickness (mm) 3mm
Pitch 18mm
Kernel B25 smooth + +
Reconstruction interval 3mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast N/A
IV contrast volume and type N/A
Injection rate N/A
Scan delay (sec) N/A
3D technique used N/A
Comment:
Calcium scoring is then done with scores using Agaston, equivalant mass, and volume (mm3) provided.