Specific Anatomic RegionSuperior mesenteric vein
ApplicationVascular map and patency
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/125/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)1
Slice Thickness (mm)1.25
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)1
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch6/6
Oral Contrast750 cc of water
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 cc of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)50-60 sec
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Comment:
This portal phase study is ideal for evaluation of the portal vein or SMV.