Specific anatomic region Kidney
Application Renal donor
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120 / 250/ 0.33
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 5.0mm
Pitch 0.75
Kernel 30
Reconstruction interval 5.0mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast 1000 cc water 15-20 minutes prior to CT
IV contrast volume and type 100-120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 3-4cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 25 sec (arterial)/ 60 sev (venous)
3D technique used VRT & MIP
A 5 minute delayed topogram is obtained to get an "IVP" look at the renal pelvis and uterus.