Specific anatomic region pelvis
Application Bony pelvis
AuthorElliot K Fishman, MD
Reference SourceJHU Protocol
Scanner UsedSiemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec)120 / 276/ 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm)0.6
Slice thickness (mm)0.75mm (thin)
5.0mm (soft tissue)
3.0mm (bone)
KernelB20f smooth bone window (thin)
B70f very sharp bone window (3's)
B30f medium smooth abdomen (5's)
Reconstruction interval0.5mm (thin)
3.0mm (bone)
5.0mm (ST)
Image order (acquisition)Cr-ca
Oral contrastN/A
IV contrast volume and typeN/A
Injection rateN/A
Scan delay (sec)N/A
3D technique usedVRT
In select cases (tumor) IV contrast can be used. Also in trauma patients it can be helpful to do a CTA at the same time.