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Table 1 Acquisition parameters for a clinical CT Urography on a 192-slice dual source scanner in a single source scan mode

From: Image quality and pathology assessment in CT Urography: when is the low-dose series sufficient?

Phase Acquisition data kV Qref mAs Gantry Rotation (s) Pitch Slice thickness/increment mm Scan Delay Care kV
Native 192 × 0.6 120 45 0.5 0.6 3/2   On
Nephrogram 192 × 0.6 120 140 0.5 0.6 3/2 100 s Semi
Excretory 192 × 0.6 120 45 0.5 0.6 3/2 10 min On
  1. The scan length ranged from diaphragm to symphysis pubis. The images were reconstructed with kernel Bf36 and iterative reconstruction ADMIRE strength 3. In the nephrographic phase semi Care kV setting was used resulting in 100 kV and effective tube load of 181mAs