Specific Anatomic RegionHeart
ApplicationR/O pericardial disease (ie calcification)
AuthorElliot K. Fishman, MD
Reference SourcePersonal communication
Scanner UsedSensation 16
KV / Effective mAs / Rotation time (sec)120 / 200 / 0.5
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.75 mm
Slice Thickness (mm)1.0 mm
Feed / Rotation (mm)12.0 mm /sec
KernelB30f
Increment (mm)1.0 mm
Image Ordercraniocaudal
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedN/A
Comment: - IV contrast can be used to better define the interventricular septum.