Specific anatomic region Whole body
Application Whole body screening with cardiac
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120 / 209/ 1.5 cycle time (heart sequence)
120 / 250 / 0.33 (whole body)
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 3.0mm, 0.75mm (thin)
5.0mm (thick)
Pitch 18.0mm (feed for cardiac)
0.6 (whole body)
Kernel B25f smooth ++ mediastinum
B30f medium smooth
Reconstruction interval 3.0mm (cardiac)
5.0mm (thick)
0.5mm (thin)
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) 30 sec
3D technique used VRT & MIP
Comment:
This is a screening CT protocol.