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MetroHealth Medical Center lumbar spine

ExamCard
Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare USA


Description
Clinical AreaSpine
AnatomyLumbar Spine
ExamCardLumbar Spine
InstitutionMetro Health Medical Center
Publication DateSep 1, 2004
ScannerBrilliance 40 Channel Version: Brilliance Version 1.2
Lumbar Spine
Scan 1Surview
Scan 2Scan
Scan 3Post Processing Visualization


Surview
Landmark - Feet FirstXyphoid tip
Landmark - Head FirstPubic symphysis
Length of Surview350 mm
TipsPlace angle sponge under knees to minimize stress on patients lumbar spine

Scan
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionHigh
Collimation40 x 0.625
Thickness2 mm
Increment1 mm
Pitch0.6
Rotation Time0.75 seconds
kV140
mAs300
Matrix512
FilterC - Sharp
Window/Level3000/300
Scan DirectionOut
Coverage250-350 mm
Additonal Reconstructions3 x 1.5's
TipsFor optimal MPR's use overlapping reconstructions (3 x 1.5)

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - CT Viewer
RenderingAverage
Thickness2 x 2's
OrientationAxial, coronal, sagittal


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Brilliance 40-channel
Brilliance Version 1.2, CT Viewer, lumbar spine, Neuro, Total Spine
 

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