CT LIVER WITH CONTRAST – 3 PHASE PROTOCOL

Anatomy of Liver Image taken from Microbe Notes Appearance of CT Liver – Late Arterial Phase (LAP) Images Appearance of CT Liver – Portal Venous Phase (PVP) Images Examination Overview Protocol Structure 00_Liver3Phase (Adult) Topogram Non Contrast (Above diaphragm to the ischial rami) Bolus Tracking Pre Monitoring (At the level […]

CT THORAX, ABDOMEN & PELVIS WITH CONTRAST

Anatomy of Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis Image taken from Microbe Notes Appearance of CT TAP Images Examination Overview Protocol Structure 00_TAP_SinglePhase (Adult) Topogram Non Contrast (upper shoulder to the ischial rami) Contrast Portal Venous Phase (upper shoulder to the ischial rami) Delayed 5 Minutes (optional) Full abdomen (above diaphragm to […]

CT PELVIS WITH CONTRAST

Author: Aqil Jauhar Protocol Structure Pelvis Routine Topogram Non contrast Contrast Delay (if indicated) Topogram Topogram should cover from above iliac crest to symphysis pubis Non Contrast Vertically: From L5 to symphysis pubis Horizontal: include bilateral pelvic soft tissue Reconstruction Non Contrast Injector Setting NP TestFlow rate: 3.0 ml/sVolume: 15 […]

CT UROGRAPHY

Author: Aqil Jauhar Protocol Structure DE KUB Topogram Non contrast SyngoVia Topogram From above the diaphragm until below of symphysis  pubis Non Contrast Should cover entire bilateral kidney, ureter and urinary bladder Reconstruction Non Contrast Multi Planar Reconstruction (MPR) Coronal KUB Series of Images Send to PACS Topogram 0.6 T20f […]

CT GUIDED BIOPSY

Anatomy of Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis Image taken from Microbe Notes Appearance of CT Guided Biopsy Images Examination Overview Protocol Structure 00_Biopsy_Intervention (Adult) Topogram Biopsy Planning i-Sequence Post Aspiration (if indicated) Topogram Region of Interest (ROI)will be decided by Interventional Radiologist (IR) Topogram Parameters Topogram length: 512 mm Slice: 0.6 […]

CT COLONOSCOPY

Author: Aqil Jauhar Protocol Structure Colonography (Adult) Topogram Prone Colo Prone Topogram Supine Colo Supine IV Topogram From above the diaphragm until below of symphysis  pubis Non Contrast Vertically: from above the diaphragm until below of symphysis pubis Horizontal: include bilateral abdominal soft tissue Reconstruction Non Contrast Injector Setting NP […]

CT SHOULDER NON CONTRAST

Author: Aqil Jauhar Protocol Structure ShoulderRoutine (Adult))​ Topogram Non Contrast Topogram From above shoulder to midshaft of humerus Non Contrast Vertically: Entire shoulder parts including clavicle and scapula must be in profile Horizontal: lateral soft tissue of upper arm to the sternoclavicular joint of opposite side of interest should be […]

CTA CAROTID ARTERY

Author: Aqil Jauhar Protocol Structure 00_CarotidAngioRoutine (Adult) Topogram PreMonitoring Monitoring Contrast (Carotid Angio) Topogram From above glabella to mid of lung region Pre-Monitoring Make a single slice scan at the Arch of Aorta to choose the level of trigger Check the scanned image to decide whether it is suitable or […]