Specific Anatomic RegionWrist
Application1. R/O fracture, R/O Fx/dislocation
2. Evaluate fracture healing
AuthorKuszyk B, Fishman EK
Reference SourceAJR 1996; 166:419-420
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus S
Injection RateN/A
Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Area ScannedEntire wrist
Scan Delay None
Length of Spiral (time)15-25sec
Slice Thickness2mm
Table Speed/Pitch2-3mm
Reconstruction Interval1-2mm
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering
The best plane to scan in is with the patient’s arm in the scanner parallel to the x-ray beam.