Specific Anatomic RegionChest
ApplicationStage lung cancer
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)140/100/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)3
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch15/6
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type100 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate2 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)40 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
Please remember that the entire chest (~30 cm) will be scanned in, but 10 seconds. Please adjust your IV contrast injection accordingly, both in terms of injection rate and volume.