Specific anatomic region Small bowel
Application R/o ischemic bowel
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120 / 276/ 0.33
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 0.75mm
Pitch 0.45
Kernel 30
Reconstruction interval 0.5mm
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast 1000 cc water
IV contrast volume and type 100-120 cc Omnipaque 350
Injection rate 3-4cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 25 & 50 sec
3D technique used VRT & MIP
This provides detailed analysis of the small bowel and mesentery.