CT NECK WITH CONTRAST

Last Updated on February 15, 2022 by Mohamad Izwan

Author: Aqil Jauhar


Protocol Structure

Neck Routine

  • Topogram
  • Non contrast
  • Contrast
  • Neck IV

Topogram

From middle of frontal sinus until T4 spine


Non Contrast

  • Plan the ROI using lateral view of the neck
  • Adjust ROI to align with cervical spine

Reconstruction Non Contrast

 Recon 1Recon 2
NameNeck 5.0 H31sNeck 1.0 B20s
Slice Thickness5.0mm1.0mm
Increment5.0mm0.7mm
KernelH31s medium smoothB20s smooth
WindowingLarynxLarynx

Injector Setting

NP Test
Flow rate: 3.0 ml/s
Volume: 15 ml

Contrast

Non- Ionic Iodinated Contrast Media 300 mg I/ml Solution for injection/infusion

Flow rate: 3.0 ml/sec
Volume: 70 ml

Delay time to scan after contrast injection : 50s


Reconstruction Contrast

 Recon 1Recon 2
NameNeck IV 5.0 H31sNeck IV 1.0 B20s
Slice Thickness5.0mm1.0mm
Increment5.0mm0.7mm
KernelH31s medium smoothB20s smooth
WindowingLarynxLarynx

Multi Planar Reconstruction (MPR)

Parallel Ranges:

Image thickness : 3.0mm

Number of images : 19

Neck IV:

Coronal – plan on sagittal image
(locate pathology if available)

Sagittal – plan on coronal image

Series of Images Send to PACS

  1. Topogram 0.6 T20f
  2. Neck 5.0 B31s
  3. Neck 1.0 B20s
  4. Neck IV 5.0 B31s
  5. Neck IV 1.0 B20s
  6. Patient protocol
  7. SAG NECK IV
  8. COR NECK IV

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