EDP1. ABDOMEN (routine protocol) specify no oral or 1 hour oral prep

KV / effective mAs / rotation time  120 / 200 / 0.5 seconds
Detector collimation  1.5 mm
Slice Thickness  3.0 mm
Pitch  0.75
Kernel  B30f
Increment   3.0 mm
Image order  Cranial to caudad. Image from above diaphragm to greater trochanters.
 One acquision.
Oral Contrast  Either no oral or limited 1 hour oral prep, to be specified in order 1 hour oral 
 prep = 250cc’s of water mixed with 7cc of Gastroview = 1 dose.
 1 Dose given orally every 20 minutes x 2, then 1 dose on table or just before
 scan at hour.
Intravenous Contrast  100 cc Isovue 300 at 3 cc/sec.
 18 – 22 ga IV needed preferably in the AC.
Scan Delay  75 seconds
Reconstruction  Second axial recon: kernel 80 lungs only.
 Coronal and Sagittal 3’s with soft tissue kernel.