Specific anatomic region pelvis
Application routine pelvis (R/O abscess, mass, etc.)
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120 / 276/ 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 5.0mm
Pitch 0.75
Kernel B30f medium smooth abdomen
Reconstruction interval 5.0mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast 1000 cc water or Omnipaque-350 in water (100cc of Omnipaque-350 in one gallon of water)
IV contrast volume and type 120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 20-25 cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 60 sec
3D technique used VRT as needed
Depending ont he case positive p.o. contrast or rectal contrast (2% Hypaque) may be used.