Specific anatomic region Shoulder
Application Mass/Trauma
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120/ 225 / 1.0
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 3mm for filming
0.75 for 3D
Pitch 0.9
Kernel B31f medium smooth + : Abdomen window
B80s ultra sharp : Bone window
Reconstruction interval 3mm x 3mm ST and Bone
0.75mm x 0.5mm Bone
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast N/A
IV contrast volume and type 120 cc Omnipaque 350
Depends on history
Injection rate 2.5-3.0 cc/sec
Depends on diagnosis
Scan delay (sec) Depends on diagnosis
3D technique used Volume rendering
Comment:
IV contrast used for soft tissue masses or trauma. For bone only studies IV contrast not usually needed.