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How to Configure and Use Dose Notification

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How to Configure and Use Dose Notification Computed Tomography 1. Dose Notification will appear as a pop up message when a planned scan range would exceed a user-defined dose value. These parameters can be prescribed for every scan range and are configured in the Scan Protocol Assistant. Open the Scan Protocol Assistant from the top of the screen: Options > Configuration > Scan Protocol Assistant Insert View Setup Image Options System Help Version License Eile Browser. SOMATOM LifeNet Maintenance. Auto Expose Configuration Service Elle Ca A Report Conversion CaScoring DynEva.CT e-Logbook Examination Configuration Configuration Osteo CT Neuro PCT Body PCT Pulmo CT can Protocc Assistant Scan Protocol Assistant 2. Select Change Parameters, and select the protocols for which you wish to configure a Dose Notification. 2 3 2 3 5 ----- -- ------ SIEMENS siemens.com/healthineers Healthineers Job Aid | How to Configure and Use Dose Notification Effective Date: 8/16/5016 | Quality 336 3. On the Scan step, enter the desired Dose Notification values for the CTDIvol and/or DLP for each exam series. Scan Protocol Assistant X 2 5 Change parameters Protocol Topogram Scan Recon Auto tasking Trigger Intervention Contrast Including topogram Range Scan name art time Bolus trigger level CTENot Ti XC SCARE Uppe Dose Notification GERM Bose Notification BLP max ky In KV CARE KM Abdomen / AbdMultiPhase (Adult) Topogram: 35mA, 512mm, AP, Craniocaudal [] Non Cont ... itton 5.15 12.6396 0.0 off Arterial ... itton 5.15 14.1605 0.0 off 25 140 140 888 Venou 5:15 12.6396 0.0 off On Select all I Séquence ocans Spiral scans Multiscans Interventionalscans 13 Adaptive MD spiraliscans Fluoro CARE Dose type CARE Dose4D FAST Adjust Dose modulation Upper limit max. scan time 20.0 s CARE KV On Lower limit max. MAS 25 % Doso Nohfication Quality ref. mAs 190 CTDIvol Eff. mAs DLP Ref. KV 120 kV 120 nin kV! 80 Dose saving optimized for. max. kV [-] 140 Dose Parameter 4. If the user attempts to load a scan range that would result in a dose that exceeds the configured Dose Notification thresholds, a pop up will notify the user. It is still possible to Load the examination. The dialogue box includes an optional field for the user to document a diagnostic reason for the requested exposure (e.g. obese patient). Dose Notification X Arterial Phase: DLP (38.8 mGy" cm) exceeds the notification value (12.0 mGy"cm). Venous Phase: CTDIvol (17.79 mGy) exceeds the notification value (10.00 mGy). Venous Phase: DLP (420.6 mGy" cm) exceeds the notification value (12.0 mGy*cm). Diagnostic reason Load Cancel Siemens Healthineers Services Page 2 of 4 Job Aid | How to Configure and Use Dose Notification Effective Date: 8/16/5016 | Quality 336 5. If Dose Notification values have been configured but the Dose Notification pop up has been disabled in Options > Configuration > Examination, the system will display the proposed CTDIvol and DLP in red if they exceed the configured values. 01_AbdMultiPhase (Adult) 10.10.19-15:18:21-DST-Specials PolyTraum 10.10.19-15:18:21-DST- Total mas: 184 Topogran Eff. mAs 197 CARE DOS04D Non Contrast RT KV 140 CTDIvol (32cm): 19.43 mGy DLP. 4593 mGy cm Scan time 5.62 5 Paus configured rof. value: 10.00 mGy Deley 25 3D Simulation PreMonitoring Slice 5.0 mm Acq. 128 x 0.8 mm Contrast Monitoring No. of images l 45 rterial Phase Comments Venous Phase Range: Begin End Table: Position Height -863 0 % -1084 5 -1288 0 - 125 0 Load Craniocaudal Routine Scan Recon Auto Tasking No checkap performed so far Select SchapCheckun 19-Oct-2010 15: 19:3 6. All appearances of the Dose Notification are stored in a retrievable Dose Log within the Offline File Browser. Patient Applications Edit Insert View Setup Image Options System Help 10.10.19-15:10:21-DST Speciale Hospital 10.10.19-15:19:21-DST-Specials Hospital Monition Sieds SOMATOM Dednition Flash DRFileBrowser x CT 2011À 1.01_POO H 8P-CR File Edit CT Data Transfer Help Examination B & H.\SiteData Name Size Modified 0 cascoring @ DoseLog_2010-10.txt 547 Byte 10/19/10 15:29:20 [email protected] CDBum @ ConstancyRepor DoseLog_2010-10.txt - Notepad O ContrastProtoco File Edit Format View Help DoseLogs Date (dd-mm-yyyy) Time (hh:mm:ss) Patient ID Study UID Type Range User name Diagnostic 15:29:20 @ E-Logbook 19-10-2010 10.10.19-15:18:21-DST-1.3.12.2.1107.5.1.4.61999 1.3.12.2.1107.5.1.4.61999. 3000001010 19-10-2010 15:29:20 10.10.19-15:18:21-DST-1.3.12.2.1107.5.1.4.61999 1.3.12.2.1107. 5.1.4.61999. 300000101( O Examination Viewing ExportedContras ExportedScanPr @ ImportContrast₽ @ ImportScanProtc @ InSpace lungcare & Manuals @ OffLine Filming Protocols @ Referenceimage ScanGuide @ ServicePacks syngoCirculation syngoColon @ syngoOncoCARI 886 -4 Floppy 3D Simulation Venou Range: Begin End Table Position Height -1137 5 25 -1359 0) -1111.0 - 125.0 Craniocaudal Load Repor Recor Routine Recon Auto Tasking PNP Device Mounted - Drive(F.). Total Space( 152580 MB) 19-Oct-2010 15:52:08 Siemens Healthineers Services Page 3 of 4 Job Aid | How to Configure and Use Dose Notification Effective Date: 8/16/5016 | Quality 336 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. 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