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Table 1 CT protocols

From: CT imaging of blunt chest trauma

  Contrast medium Collimation kVp mAs Flow rate Delay Additional image
Thoracic CT only 120–140 ml 4 × 1.25 16 × 1.25 64 × 0.6 80–120 300–400 3–4 ml/s 25–40 s
Thorax: part of whole body CT 120–140 ml » » » » 70–75 s
Suspected extravasation 120–140 ml » » » » 25–40 or 75 s 5 min