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Brain, helical (no tilt)

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Description
Clinical AreaHead
AnatomyBrain
ExamCardBrain, Helical (no tilt)
InstitutionFletcher Allen Health Care
Publication DateSep 1, 2004
ScannerBrilliance 40 Channel Version: Brilliance Version 1.2
Brain, Helical (no tilt)
Scan 1Injection Protocol
Scan 2Surview
Scan 3Without Contrast Scan
Scan 4Contrast Scan - Optional
Scan 5Post Processing Visualization


Injection Protocol
Power InjectorYes
RouteRAC (or LAC)
Size of Angiocath22 G or larger
Contrast TypeOmnipaque / Isovue
Amount of Contrast100 ml
Concentration of Contrast350 or 370 mg/ml
Contrast Injection Rate1.0 ml/sec
Delay(s) to Scan100 seconds

Surview
Landmark - Head FirstBelow chin: internal laser
Length of Surview300 mm
TipsPosition patient's head in head holder

Without Contrast Scan
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionHigh
Collimation40 x 0.625
FOV210 mm
Thickness3 mm
Increment1.5 mm
Pitch0.68
Rotation Time0.75 sec
kV120
mAs500
Matrix512
FilterUA - Brain Smooth
Window/Level80/30 soft tissue3000/300 bone
Scan DirectionInferior to superior
CoverageBase of skull to top of skull
Approximate Scan Time8 seconds
Additonal ReconstructionsAxialThickness: 3 mmIncrement: 1.5 mmFilter: D - BoneOptional Axial*Thickness: 1.5 mmIncrement: 0.75 mmFilter: A - Smooth
Images to PACS3 x 1.5's, UA - Brain Smooth3 x 1.5's, D - Bone
Tips*Reconstruct optional axial dataset only if indication presents for skull fracture, craniosynostosis

Contrast Scan - Optional
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionHigh
Collimation40 x 0.625
FOV210 mm
Thickness3 mm
Increment1.5 mm
Pitch0.68
Rotation Time0.75 sec
kV120
mAs500
Matrix512
FilterUA - Brain Smooth
Window/Level80/30 soft tissue3000/300 bone
Scan DirectionInferior to superior
CoverageBase of skull to top of skull
Approximate Scan Time8 seconds
Additonal ReconstructionsAxial:Thickness: 3 mmIncrement: 1.5 mmFilter D - BoneOptional Axial*Thickness: 1.5 mmIncrement: 0.75 mmFilter: A - Smooth
Images to PACS3 x 1.5's, UA - Brain Smooth3 x 1.5's, D - Bone
Tips*Reconstruct optional axial dataset only if indication presents for skull fracture, craniosynostosis

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - CT Viewer
RenderingAverage
Thickness3 x 1.5's: Batch Series
OrientationCoronal/Sagittal
Images to PACSCoronal 3 x 1.5'sSagittal 3 x 1.5's
TipsUse 1.5 x 0.75 series


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