How to Add Scan Ranges to a CARE kV Group

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How to Add Scan Ranges to a CARE RV Group Computed Tomography Adapting the kV value for each patient offers significant dose reduction potential; however, changing the kV impacts the Hounsfield Unit value in the resulting images. In CARE KV, you can add scan entries to a Group to set the same kV value for all scan ranges at once, for example, to perform a three-phase liver examination. 1. In the chronicle, right-click a scan entry to be grouped. Topogram Abd Arterial RT 1 Pause Abd Venous RT 2 2. In the context menu of these scan entries, choose Add to CARE KV group. Topogram Control Scan Pause Memo Contrast Bolus Tracking TestBolus Cut Copy C Paste Repeat Add to CARE KV group Remove Trom CARE KV group 3. Scan entries belonging to a CARE KV group are marked by a chain symbol in the chronicle. Topogram Abd Arterial RT 1 Pause Abd Venous RT 2 SIEMENS Healthineers . Job Aid | How to Add Scan Ranges to a CARE KV Group Effective Date: 8/15/2016 | Quality 339 *All scan ranges that are added to a CARE kV group are scanned with the same kV value. This is an optimized value based on the patient's size and an average of all of the dose optimization slider positions for all of the scan ranges included in the group. 70 60 50 40 Dose 30 20 10 Osalicy tel mas 210 | Ret KV |120 80 kV 100 K 120 kV $40 KV Dose saving optimaed for * Topogram Quality ref mAs 210 ] Rot kV 120 Non Contrast Dove saving optimized loc M Pouse [BDose Arterial Phase Venous Phase BO KV 100 k 120 kV $40 kV 80 KV 120 kV 140 KV Quality ret mas 200 R 120 100 k Dose Fritag coomized tor ODose 80 KV 100 k 120 KV 140 KV Siemens Healthineers Services Page 2 of 3 Job Aid | How to Add Scan Ranges to a CARE KV Group Effective Date: 8/15/2016 | Quality 339 Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only! For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter collectively "Operator Manual") issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively "Functionality") may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific country is not guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written authority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Copyright @ Siemens Healthcare GmbH ...... ........... Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. 127 91052 Erlangen, Germany Telephone: +49 9131 84-0 Siemens Healthineers Services Page 3 of 3

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