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Indiana University pulmonary embolism

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Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare USA


Description
Clinical AreaThorax
AnatomyLung
ExamCardPulmonary Embolism
InstitutionIndiana University
Publication DateSep 1, 2004
ScannerBrilliance 40 Channel Version: Brilliance Version 1.2
Pulmonary Embolism
Scan 1Injection Protocol
Scan 2Surview
Scan 3Bolus Tracking Locator Image
Scan 4Bolus Tracking Scan
Scan 5Contrast Scan
Scan 6Post Processing Visualization


Injection Protocol
Power InjectorYes with bolus tracking
RouteRAC preferred or LAC
Size of Angiocath20 G
Contrast TypeIsovue
Amount of Contrast150 ml
Contrast Injection Rate3.5-4 ml/sec
Delay(s) to ScanScan is triggered off bolus tracking threshold

Surview
Landmark - Feet FirstAbove sternal notch: internal laser
Length of Surview400 mm
TipsVertical laser mid thorax

Bolus Tracking Locator Image
Landmark PositionBelow carina
Scan LocationLeft pulmonary

Bolus Tracking Scan
Threshold Preset150 HU
Post Threshold Trigger(s) for Delay ScanScan is triggered off of threshold
TipsBe ready to trigger scan manually in case the scan is not triggered by bolus tracker

Contrast Scan
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionStandard
Collimation40 x 0.625
FOV250-300 mm
Thickness0.9 mm
Increment0.45 mm
Pitch0.67
Rotation Time0.5 seconds
kV120
mAs300
Matrix512
FilterB - Standard
Window/Level400/40 Mediastinum1500/-500 Lung
Scan DirectionSuperior to Inferior
CoverageApices to bottom of lungs
Approximate Scan Time7-8 seconds
Images to PACSRaw 0.9 images

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - CT Viewer
RenderingAverage or MIP
Thickness2-4 mm
OrientationAxial, Coronal, and Sagittal


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Brilliance 40-channel
Body, bolus tracking, Brilliance Version 1.2, CT Viewer, lung, MIP, PE, Thorax
 

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