Abdominal CT

(CT-Abdo)

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Definition

-  CT of abdominal contents

 

Features

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Indications

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Contrast

-  Oral

-  Not is suspecting ischaemic bowel

-  IV

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Phases

-  Arterial phase

-  Hepatomas

-  Venous phase

-  Metastasis

-  Delay phase

-  Haemangioma

 

Procedure

-  +/- oral contrast

-  3-4x Ioscan PO every 30min

-  CT 30 min post last Ioscan

-  IV cannula for contrast

-  3-4ml/sec

-  Requires cannula which flushes well (20G+) in good position (+/- cubital fossa)

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Contraindications

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