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Renal stone; > 300 mm AP direction

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Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare USA


Description
Clinical AreaAbdomen / Pelvis
AnatomyKidney / Renal
ExamCardRenal Stone; > 300 mm AP direction
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
Publication DateSep 1, 2004
ScannerBrilliance 40 Channel Version: Brilliance Version 1.2
Renal Stone; > 300 mm AP direction
Scan 1Surview
Scan 2Without Contrast Scan
Scan 3Post Processing Visualization


Surview
Landmark - Feet FirstXyphoid tip
Landmark - Head FirstPubic symphysis
Length of Surview300-400 mm

Without Contrast Scan
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionStandard
Collimation32 x 1.25
Thickness5 mm
Increment2.5 mm
Pitch0.91
Rotation Time0.5 seconds
kV120
mAs250
Matrix512
FilterB - Standard
Window/Level400/40
Scan DirectionOut
Coverage275-350 mm
Approximate Scan Time8 seconds
Additonal ReconstructionsCoronal:Thickness: 2.5 mmIncrement: 2.5 mm
TipsRadiologist checks case while patient on the table. If there is a question of calculus in the distal ureter or the UVJ versus in the bladder lumen, repeat scan through bladder with patient PRONE. If there is a question of calculus versus phlebolith and patient has hydronephrosis, do limited post-infusion series 3. Infuse 50 ml nonionic IV contrast at any rate (may hand inject). Creatinine does not need to be checked.Wait 5 minutes, then scan ONLY through area of interest. DO NOT REPEAT ENTIRE SCAN.

Post Processing Visualization
ApplicationWorkspace - CT Viewer
RenderingAverage
Thickness2.5 mm
OrientationCoronal


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ExamCard
Brilliance 40-channel
abdomen, bariatric, Body, Brilliance Version 1.2, CT Viewer, kidney/renal, Pelvis
 

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