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Vanderbilt University pulmonary embolism

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Mazer, Murray, B.Eng. Vanderbilt University Medical Center USA


Description
Clinical AreaThorax
AnatomyLung-Pulmonary Arteries
ExamCardPulomonary Arteries
InstitutionVanderbilt University Medical Center
Publication DateSep 1, 2005
Clinical Indication for ExamEvaluation of the pulmonary arteries for embolism, extrinsic pulmonary arteries pathology and anomalies
ScannerBrilliance 40 Channel Version: Brilliance Version 1.2
Breathing InstructionsOptional: Hyperventilate with 2L.O2/min. X 2 min prior to study if patient is cooperative and not on ventilator
Pulomonary Arteries
Scan 1Injection Protocol
Scan 2Pulmonary Arteriogram


Injection Protocol
Power InjectorYes
RouteIV
Size of Angiocath20g or larger
Contrast TypeIodine
Amount of Contrast100cc
Concentration of Contrast320/350
Contrast Injection Rate5cc/second
Delay(s) to ScanROI in pulmonary artery; 130 H.U. threshold

Pulmonary Arteriogram
Scan ModeHelical
ResolutionStandard
Collimation32 x 1.25
Thickness1.5
Increment.75
Pitch.9
Rotation Time.5
kV120
mAs250
Matrix512
FilterB - Standard
Window/Level350/120
Scan DirectionCaudocranial
CoverageFrom base of diaphragm to thoracic inlet
Additonal Reconstructions3 X 3 Axials
Planar Generated Data SetsSlab Mip 10 mm X 2 mm sagittal and coronal projections Optional:Curved oblique views through pulmonary arteries
Images to PACS3 X 3 Axials to PACS Slab Mip sagittal and coronal images to workstation and PACS 1.5 X .75 Axials to workstation and EOD


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Brilliance 40-channel
Body, Brilliance Version 1.2, lung, MIP, PE, pulmonary arteries, Thorax
 

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