Specific anatomic region lower extremity- run off
Application Evaluate for peripheral vascular disease, evaluate S/P trauma (ie gun shot wound), tumor staging
Author Elliot K Fishman, MD
Reference Source JHU Protocol
Scanner Used Siemens Sensation 64
KV/Effective mAs/ Rotation time (sec) 120 / 250/ 0.33
Detector Collimation (mm) 0.6
Slice thickness (mm) 0.75mm (thin)
5.0mm (thick)
Pitch 0.6
Kernel B30f medium smooth abdomen (thick, ST) (thin)
B70f very sharp bone (bone)
Reconstruction interval 0.5mm (thin)
5.0mm (thick)
Image order (acquisition) Cr-ca
Oral contrast N/A
IV contrast volume and type 120-140 cc Visipaque 320
Injection rate 3.0-3.5 cc/sec
Scan delay (sec) 45 sec
3D technique used VRT & MIP
Comment:
Saline chaser of 30-50cc works well in these cases.