CT THORAX – VERAN PROTOCOL

Last Updated on February 15, 2022 by Mohamad Izwan

Author: Aqil Jauhar


Protocol Structure

00_Thorax_Veran_ENB (Adult)

  • Topogram Front
  • Topogram Lateral
  • Thorax Inspiration
  • Thorax Expiration

Special Device

Before the procedure, application specialist from VERAN need to patch up some device

The device is patch up at the soft tissue of chest wall

Topogram

From upper thorax to mid of liver

Frontal topogram and lateral topogram should be scan


Non Contrast

Vertically: from upper thorax to middle of liver

Horizontal: include bilateral breast and soft tissue

Positioning instruction :
Thorax Inspiration – patient’s hand should be put above their head
Thorax Expiration – patient’s hand on their side


Reconstruction Non Contrast

 Recon 1Recon 2
NameDelayed 5.0 B30fDelayed 1.0 B20f
Slice Thickness5.0mm1.0mm
Increment5.0mm0.7mm
KernelB30f medium smoothB20f smooth
WindowingAbdomenAbdomen
 Recon 1Recon 2Recon 3Recon 4
NameSpine 3.0 B30sSpine 1.0 B20sSpine 1.0 B60sSpine 0.6 B60s
Slice Thickness3.0mm1.0mm1.0mm0.6mm
Increment3.0mm0.8mm0.8mm0.6mm
KernelB30s medium smoothB20s smoothB60f sharp B60s sharp
WindowingSpineSpineBoneBone

Injector Setting

N/A


Multi Planar Reconstruction (MPR)

Series of Images Send to PACS

  1. Topogram_AP 0.6 T20f
  2. Topogram_LAT 0.6 T20f
  3. Thorax Insp Veran 0.75 B35f
  4. Thorax Exp Veran 0.75 B35f
  5. Patient Protocol

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