Specific anatomic region Chest Abd
Application Chest Abd routine (R/O masses, stage lymphoma)
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 300 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 3-5mm
Pitch 0.75
Kernel B30f medium smooth abdomen window
Reconstruction interval 3-5mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast Omnipaque-350 in water (100cc of Omnipaque-350 in one gallon of water)
IV contrast volume and type 100-120cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 2-2.5cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 50-60 sec
3D technique used MPR & VRT as needed
We use either Hypaque 3% or water in our routine studies