Specific anatomic region Chest
Application Hi Res Chest (ILD)
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 125 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 1mm
Pitch 0.9
Kernel B80f ultra sharp lung window
Reconstruction interval 10mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast N/A
IV contrast volume and type If needed 120cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 2-2.5cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 60 sec
3D technique used VRT & MIP
Comment:
When 3D is done reconstruction is .75mm at .5 mm intervals.