Specific Anatomic RegionLiver
ApplicationSuspected hemangioma
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)TBA
Detector Collimation (mm)4x 2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)3
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)0
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / PitchTBA
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)30 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
Comments:
  • This is a non-spiral protocol. This makes it very unique in this 3D CT protocol guide. Images are sequential over a single zone. A non-contrast study is used to detect/localize the lesion.
  • Repeat scans at 15 second intervals are done for 3-5 minutes depending upon the case.