Specific anatomic region Kidney
Application Kidney mass (staging)
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) 0.75mm (thin)
3.0mm (thick)
Pitch 0.75
Kernel B20f smooth abdomen window (thin)
B30f medium smooth abdomen (thick)
Reconstruction interval 0.5mm (thin)
3.0mm (thick)
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast water
IV contrast volume and type 120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 3.0-3.5 cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) Arterial: 30 sec
Venous: 55 sec
Excretory phase: 5 min
3D technique used VRT & MIP & MPR
Also have protocol using 0.5 sec rotation time.