Specific Anatomic RegionSpleen
ApplicationR/O splenic infarct
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)5
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)3
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch12.5/5
Oral Contrast750 cc of water
IV Contrast Volume and Type100-120 cc    
Injection Rate2-3 cc
Scan Delay (sec)50-60 sec
3D Technique UsedN/A
Delayed phase images are ideal, so that the splenic flow artifacts are not a problem.