Specific Anatomic RegionKidney
ApplicationR/O renal or ureteral calculus
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
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)2
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch15 / 6
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Injection RateN/A
Scan Delay (sec)N/A
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering or MPR
3D or MPR imaging can be used as an adjunct in select cases. IV contrast may be needed in cases where no stone is detected.