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MetroHealth Medical Center pulmonary embolism

ExamCard
Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare USA


Description
Clinical AreaThorax
AnatomyLung
ExamCardPulmonary Embolism
InstitutionMetro Health Medical Center
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
RouteIV
Size of Angiocath20 G
Contrast TypeOptiRay
Amount of Contrast125 ml
Concentration of Contrast320 mg/ml
Contrast Injection Rate4 ml/sec
Delay(s) to ScanScan triggered off of bolus tracking threshold

Surview
Landmark - Feet FirstSternal notch
Landmark - Head FirstUmbilicus
Length of Surview300 mm

Bolus Tracking Locator Image
Landmark PositionCarina
Scan LocationCarina

Bolus Tracking Scan
Threshold Preset150 HU
Post Threshold Trigger(s) for Delay Scan4 seconds

Contrast Scan
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionStandard
Collimation40 x 0.625
Thickness2 mm
Increment1 mm
Pitch0.9
Rotation Time0.42 seconds
kV120
mAs200
Matrix512
FilterB - Standard
Window/Level400/40
Scan DirectionOut
Coverage275-300 mm
Approximate Scan Time6 seconds
Images to PACSOriginal Data

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - CT Viewer
RenderingAverage
Thickness2 x 2's
OrientationCoronal


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Brilliance 40-channel
Body, Brilliance Version 1.2, chest, CT Viewer, lung, Thorax
 

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