Study Guide 6_7.txt

  1. Which of the following is NOT a location where one would expect to find cerebral spinal fluid?
    1. subarachnoid space
    2. subdural space
    3. fourth ventricle of the brain



    C.
  2. Which scanning plane is best for evaluating the anatomical relationship between the pituitary adn the sella turcia?



    B.
  3. What is the range of anatomy that should be covered for examination of one intervertebral disk space?



    A.
  4. Which of the following would NOT enhance during the first several minutes of a post-contrast CT study of the neck?



    A.
  5. Which of the following types of contrast media has NO application for a CT study of the thoracic spine?
    1. intrathecal
    2. intervenous
    3. oral



    B.
  6. In which of the following studies might cranial nerve XI be visualized?



    C.
  7. In order to generate a 3D shaded surface rendering of the hips, the _____ data is used directly by the 3D reconstruction software.



    D.
  8. Which of the following is the appropriate range of coverage for a coronal sinus study?



    B.
  9. Which of the following is NOT a reason for using thinner slices in the posterior fossa compared with the more superior regions of the brain?
    1. to reduce streak artifacts
    2. to improve spatial resolution
    3. the decrease radiation dose to the patient



    B.
  10. A localizer image in which of the following orientatrions should be used to set up axial slices so that they can be angled parallel to the plane of a specific lumbar disk?



    A.
  11. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding CT exam of the spine?
    1. IV contrast is usually not administered to rule out a hemiated disck
    2. the entire thoracic spine is not routinely scanned with transverse CT slices
    3. sagittal and coronal images of an adult spine may not be directly collected from a CT scan



    C.
  12. In which of the following studies might cranial nerve VII be visualized?



    A.
  13. If we want to generate a diagnostic 3D surface reconstruction of the affected region of the cervical spine, how should the scan be performed?



    B.
  14. Which of the following positions may reduce the lordotic curve, when performing a CT scan on the lumbosacral spine?



    D.
  15. Which of the following should be removed for a study of the sinuses?
    1. barettes
    2. eyeglasses
    3. nose ring



    D.
  16. For CT brain scans, the reference line for axial slices may be which of the following?
    1. cantomeatal line
    2. orbitomeatal line
    3. infraorbitomeatal line



    C.
  17. How should the mAs be varied to compensate for an increase in apparent image noise caused by reducing the slice thickness?



    D.
  18. For which of the following conditions of the brain should IV contrast NOT be administered?



    C.
  19. Which of the following is NOT an indication of a herniated disk?
    1. deformity of the posterior border of the disk
    2. displacement of epidural fat
    3. hypertrophy of the inferior articulating process and lamina



    A.
  20. On a CTA exam of lower extermity vasculature to assess atherosclerosis, coverage should extend from the _____ to the _____.



    D.
  21. What is the primary reason to have a patient phonate the letter "e" during a CT exam of the larynx?



    B.
  22. Which of the following combinations of scanning parameters is best for evaluation abnormalities within the petrous pyramids of the temporal bones?



    A.
  23. Which of the following window settings provides the best tissue defferentiation of the soft tissues of the supratentorium?



    B.
  24. Which of the following is a tchnique used to minimize artifacts from patient motion in exams of the chest?
    1. suspended respiration
    2. shortened scan time
    3. patient immobilization devices



    D.
  25. Which of the following is NOT contained within the mediastinum?



    B.
  26. For CT exams of the chest, the patient is usually positioned:



    C.
  27. Typically, what mAs is used in routine CT exams of the abdomen?



    D.
  28. Which of the following is the typical scan delay after the initiation of injection of contrast media for studies of the liver?



    B.
  29. Which of the following window settings provides the best tissue differentiation within the liver?



    D.
  30. For a CT scan of the spleen, which of the following is typically used?



    C.
  31. Which of the following strucures is NOT part of the GI tract?



    C.
  32. For a routine CT exam of the pelvis, what gantry tilt is used?



    D.
  33. Which of the following are typical start and end locations for CT scans of the pelvis?



    A.
  34. Which of the following provides the best bone window setting for the pelvis?



    A.
  35. Which of the following is a reason for inserting a tampon in the vagina for CT exams of the female pelvis?



    B.
  36. For which of the following studies in the chest is IV contrast typically used?
    1. chest masses
    2. hilar masses
    3. cardiac masses



    B.
  37. Which of the following is the typical orientation for a localizer in a chest exam?



    B.
  38. The result of the bifuration of the abdominal aorta is the left and right _____ arteries.



    B.
  39. Which of the following statements is TRUE concerning the lobes of the liver?
    1. the left lobe is more anterior than the right lobe
    2. the left lobe is more anterior than the caudate lobe
    3. the caudate lobe is more medial than the right



    D.
  40. What window width and window level were most likely used in the image of abdominal liver, spleen, and stomach with contrast?



    B.
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Study Guide 6_7.txt
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CT Review CT Exam and Anatomy Part I and II
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