Specific Anatomic RegionBrain
ApplicationR/O metastases
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/400/1
Detector Collimation (mm)2.5
Slice Thickness (mm)5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)5
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / PitchN/A
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type100 cc
Injection Rate2 cc
Scan Delay (sec)1-2 minutes
3D Technique UsedN/A
Typically, both noncontrast and contrast head CTs are done.