|Specific Anatomic Region||Abdomen & Pelvis|
|Reference Source||personal communication|
|Scanner Used||Siemans Somatom Plus-4|
|Contrast Volume and Type||120 of Omnipaque 350|
|Area Scanned||Diagphram to symphysis|
|Length of Spiral (time)||30-40sec|
|Table Speed/Pitch||8mm/sec or pitch of 1.6|
|3D Technique Used||N/A|
• Follow-up studies can be done at 8mm intervals rather than 5mm, although we will always do it at 5mm intervals.
• Arterial phase images may make it difficult to evaluate splenic involvement, or to detect renal involvement. We want to image in the portal phase.