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Calcium scoring

ExamCard
Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare USA


Description
Clinical AreaCardiac
AnatomyProspective
ExamCardCalcium Scoring
InstitutionCarmel Medical Center
Publication DateSep 1, 2004
ScannerBrilliance 40 Channel Version: Brilliance Version 1.2
Calcium Scoring
Scan 1Surview
Scan 2Without Contrast Scan - Prospective Calcium Scoring
Scan 3Post Processing Visualization
Scan 4Post Processing Visualization


Surview
Landmark - Feet FirstStart above shoulders
Landmark - Head FirstBelow diaphragm
Length of Surview400 mm
TipsECG leads connected to hairless area on the chest. Carbon tapes are highly recommendedBreathing instructions are explained and trained to the patient as well as the what they will feel during the rapid contrast injection

Without Contrast Scan - Prospective Calcium Scoring
Scan ModeAxial
ResolutionStandard
Collimation16 x 2.5
Thickness2.5 mm
Increment40 mm
Rotation Time0.5 seconds
kV120
mAs55
Matrix512
FilterB - Standard
Window/Level360/60
Scan DirectionTop down
CoverageCarina down to bottom of heart
Approximate Scan TimeDepends on coverage
TipsDouble Check the ECG monitor to make sure you are getting a good reading

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - CT Viewer
Thickness2.5 mm
OrientationAxial

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - Calcium Scoring - Heartbeat CS


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Brilliance 40-channel
Brilliance Version 1.2, Calcium Scoring, Cardiac, CT Viewer, prospective
 

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