Specific Anatomic RegionLung
ApplicationLung cancer screening
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)140/40/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)3
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)3
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch12.5/5
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedPending
  • Lung cancer screening is a topic of much debate. This protocol is a very low dose protocol, and is very similar to the dose of a chest x-ray.
  • Viewing of images on a PACs system is mandatory.