Table 6.

Protocol parameters used to scan the phantom in abdominal/pelvic CT examinations

ExaminationScan RangekVNoise IndexSlice Thickness (mm)Rotation Time (seconds)PitchBeam Collimation (mm)FOV (cm)
1. Routine abdomen-pelvisDiaphragmatic cupola to pubic symphysis120122.50.60.9844036
2. Suspected aneurysm or dissectionDiaphragmatic cupola to pubic symphysis120161.250.50.9844036
3. Routine abdomenDiaphragmatic cupola to iliac wings120122.50.60.9844036