Specific Anatomic RegionKidney
ApplicationHematuria
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/165/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)3-5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)3-5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch12.5/5
Oral Contrast750 cc of water
IV Contrast Volume and Type125 ml of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate2-3 cc
Scan Delay (sec)25 sec
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Comment:
Non-contrast CT is followed by a late arterial phase imaging and a delayed phase for ideal 3D imaging. The use of early phase imaging is controversial in selected cases.