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CT Protocols - Head, Face, & Neck

CT Research
MRI
Ultrasound
Angiography
Associations & Unions

Routine Head
Scout
Start
End
kVp
mA
Rotation Time
Raw Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Thickness
Window Width/Window Level
Intravenous Contrast
(if indicated)

lateral (90 degrees)


angle of mandible
vertex of skull
135
300
1.0sec
16x0.5mm
5.0mm
0.5/0.4mm
80/30 soft tissue
3000/650 bone
Ultravist 370 50mls hand injected
wait 5min

Temporal Bones/IAMs
Scout
Start
End
kVp
mA
Rotation Time
Raw Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Thickness
Window Width/Window Level
Intravenous Contrast
(if indicated)
Multiplanar Reconstructions

lateral (90 degrees)


below mastoids
clear petrous bones
135
250
1.5sec
16x0.5mm
0.5/0.3mm
4500/500
Ultravist 370 50mls hand injected
wait 5min
axial 1-2mm thick
coronal 1-2mm thick

Circle of Willis (COW) CTA


Scout
Start
End
kVp

lateral (90 degrees)


below base of skull
clear COW and anterior cerebrals
120

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mA
Rotation Time
Raw Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Thickness
Window Width/Window Level
Intravenous Contrast
(if indicated)

Multiplanar Reconstructions

250
0.5sec
16x0.5mm
3.0mm
0.5/0.3mm
600/120
Ultravist 370 100mls 4.0-4.5mls/sec
manual SureStart below base of
skull when contrast in
carotids/vertebrals
MIPs and curved MPRs
volume rendered 3Ds

scan routine head post-contrast

Facial Bones/Sinuses
Scout
Start
End
kVp
mA
Rotation Time
Raw Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Thickness
Window Width/Window Level
Intravenous Contrast
(if indicated)
Multiplanar Reconstructions

lateral (90 degrees)


inferior maxilla
below mandible (facial bones)
clear frontal sinuses
120
180 facial bones
60 sinuses (low dose)
0.5sec
16x0.5mm
0.5/0.4mm
3000/650 facial bones
2500/350 sinuses
Ultravist 370 50mls hand injected
wait 5min
axial 2-3mm thick
coronal 1.5-2mm thick
sagittal 1.5-2mm thick

Soft Tissue Neck


Scout
Start
End
kVp
mA
Rotation Time
Raw Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Thickness
Window Width/Window Level
Intravenous Contrast
(if indicated)

lateral (90 degrees)


anterior posterior (0 degrees)
mid sphenoid
thorocic inlet
135
auto
0.5sec
16x1.0mm
5.0mm
1.0/0.8mm
300/40
Ultravist 370 100mls 2.0-2.5mls/sec
30sec delay

Carotid Arteries CTA


Scout
Start

lateral (90 degrees)


anterior posterior (0 degrees)
below aortic arch

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End
kVp
mA
Rotation Time
Raw Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Thickness
Window Width/Window Level
Intravenous Contrast
(if indicated)
Multiplanar Reconstructions

COW
135
300
0.5sec
16x0.5mm
3.0mm
0.5/0.3mm
600/120
Ultravist 370 150mls 4.0-4.5mls/sec
SureStart ROI on arch 120HU
MIPs and curved MPRs
volume rendered 3Ds

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COMPLETE CT SCAN PROTOCOLS.

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Hello there!is any body knows or any website to get a complete ct protocols using G.E.HiSpeed
NX/i??
i am new ct scanner and i am using this machine,i am trying to look in the internet for complete
protocols from head to feet but sad to say i couldnt' find any so please help me.
54 out of 58found this valuable. Do you?

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sinus CT technique

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Jun 19 2009, 11:59 AM EDT by eliseleblanc

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