Specific anatomic region Kidney
Application R/o Kidney mass
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 (1000 cc)
IV contrast volume and type 120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 3.0-3.5 cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) Non: 4 sec
Arterial: 30 sec
Delay: 5 min
3D technique used VRT & MIP
Also have protocol using 0.5 sec rotation time.
If mass seen on arterial phase then a quick venous phase can be added.