Specific Anatomic RegionHeart
ApplicationCoronary artery evaluation (calcification)
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourcePersonal communication
Scanner UsedSensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec)120 kV / 120 mAs / 1.4 sec (cycle time)
Detector Collimation (mm) 1.5 mm
Slice Thickness (mm)3.0 mm
Feed / Rotation (mm)18.0 mm
KernelB35f HeartView medium
Increment (mm)3.0 mm
Image Ordercraniocaudal
Oral ContrastNone
IV Contrast Volume and TypeNone
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)Normal (4 sec)
3D Technique UsedN/A
Comment: -This is to obtain an Agaston score or a volume score of coronart artery calcification.