Specific Anatomic RegionNeck
ApplicationR/O adenopathy
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120 / 150 / .5
Detector Collimation (mm)2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)3-5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch15 / 6
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type100-120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate2-3 cc / sec
Scan Delay (sec)50 sec
3D Technique UsedVRT or MIPS
This protocol can be extended to do a chest CT also with a single breathhold.