Specific Anatomic RegionCarotid arteries
ApplicationCarotid artery stenosis
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal Communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Plus4 Volume Zoom
KV / mAs / Time per Rotation (sec)120/100/.5
Detector Collimation (mm)4 x 1 mm
Slice Thickness (mm)1.25 mm
Data Reconstruction Interval (mm)1 mm
Table Speed (mm per rotation) / Pitch6/6
Oral ContrastN/A
IV Contrast Volume and Type120 ml of Omnipaque 350
Injection Rate3 cc/sec
Scan Delay (sec)18-20 sec
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
Scanning of the carotid arteries and the entire intracranial circulation are now possible with MDCT.