Specific Anatomic RegionBrain
ApplicationPediatric head (R/O tumor)
AuthorJoe Cooper
Reference SourceSiemens Medical Systems
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/100/1
Detector Collimation (mm)4x 2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch8.8/3.6
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type2 cc/kg
Injection Rate1-2 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)Usually several minutes
3D Technique UsedN/A
This is usually part of a dual phase study, which includes both pre contrast and post contrast studies.