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News | Pediatric Imaging | March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021 — A large study of brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans from 11,679 nine- and ten-year-old...
Prenatal MRI of a Zika fetus showing enlarged cerebral fluid space, dilation of the cerebral ventricles, thinning of brain tissue, poorly developed cerebellum and the absence of brain cortical gyri. (Image coutesy of RSNA)

Prenatal MRI of a Zika fetus showing enlarged cerebral fluid space, dilation of the cerebral ventricles, thinning of brain tissue, poorly developed cerebellum and the absence of brain cortical gyri. (Image coutesy of RSNA)

News | Pediatric Imaging | March 15, 2021
March 15, 2021 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning can more precisely define and detect head, neck, thoracic,...
Benign bone tumors may be present in nearly 20 percent of healthy children, based on a review of historical radiographs in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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News | Pediatric Imaging | March 04, 2021
March 4, 2021 — Benign bone tumors may be present in nearly 20 percent of healthy children, based on a review of...
Philips and The Walt Disney Company EMEA announced they are teaming up to test the effects of custom-made animation, including specially-made Disney stories, within Philips Ambient Experience, a solution that integrates architecture, design and enabling technologies, such as dynamic lighting, video projections and sound, to allow patients and staff to personalize their environment to create a relaxing atmosphere

Study will explore the effects and use of animated stories and characters, including Disney favorites, as part of Philips Ambient Experience solution.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — Philips and The Walt Disney Company EMEA announced they are teaming up to test the effects of custom-...
Example MR images from paediatric brain tumour patients. This first column shows T1-weighted images following the injection of gadolinium contrast agent. The second column shows T2-weighted images and the final column shows apparent diffusion coefficient maps calculated from diffusion-weighted images. (a–c) are taken from a patient with a Pilocytic Astrocytoma, (d–f) are from a patient with an Ependymoma and (g–i) were acquired from a patient with a Medulloblastoma.

Example MR images from paediatric brain tumour patients. This first column shows T1-weighted images following the injection of gadolinium contrast agent. The second column shows T2-weighted images and the final column shows apparent diffusion coefficient maps calculated from diffusion-weighted images. (ac) are taken from a patient with a Pilocytic Astrocytoma, (df) are from a patient with an Ependymoma and (gi) were acquired from a patient with a Medulloblastoma. Image courtesy of Nature Research Journal

News | Pediatric Imaging | February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021 — Diffusion weighted imaging and machine learning can successfully classify the diagnosis and...
A study led by UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine shows that Black children are 18% less likely to get imaging tests as part of their emergency department visit compared to White children. Hispanic children are 13% less likely to have imaging done than Whites.

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News | Pediatric Imaging | February 03, 2021
February 3, 2021 — A study led by UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of...
New technology introduces a new level of realism to pediatric emergency training

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News | Pediatric Imaging | January 28, 2021
January 28, 2021 — Gaumard Scientific Co., a healthcare simulation company committed to industry leadership through...
Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning procedure. Combining vivid video and symphonic-quality audio, Resonance Technology offers the ultimate in-patient comfort. CinemaVision is an immersive entertainment system with an MR Headset and Visor that helps to alleviate anxiety and claustrophobia by transporting patients to a breathtaking virtual world
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning...
Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (YNHCH) opened its state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in 2018, demonstrating the hospital’s continued commitment to provide the best in advanced care for premature babies and infants with medical complications.
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 02, 2020
December 2, 2020 — Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (YNHCH) opened its state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit...
By eliminating the need to move neonates from the NICU to the radiology department, Aspect Imaging’s Embrace enables a safer way to perform the MRI procedure
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 01, 2020
December 1, 2020 — Based on its recent analysis of the global neonatal intensive care unit magnetic resonance imaging (...
Spectrum Dynamics Medical, a leading innovator in diagnostic imaging solutions, announces that its VERITON-CT digital SPECT/CT with personalized scans has received a pediatric program contract from Vizient, Inc., a member-driven healthcare performance improvement company in the U.S.
News | SPECT-CT | November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020 — Spectrum Dynamics Medical, a leading innovator in diagnostic imaging solutions, announces that its...
“Everybody cares about radiation dose, but the most sensitive to radiation are children, because they’re growing.”  —Richard Towbin, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

“Everybody cares about radiation dose, but the most sensitive to radiation are children, because they’re growing.”
—Richard Towbin, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | November 12, 2020
Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of numerous medical conditions. The...
DRX-Revolution Nano offers high-quality images at lowest radiation dose
News | Pediatric Imaging | November 04, 2020
November 4, 2020 — Carestream Health’s DRX-Revolution Nano will be in the spotlight as the company showcases its...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | October 26, 2020
GE Healthcare is highlighting artificial intelligence (AI) automation features on its Voluson Swift ultrasound platform...
Intel and Samsung Medison, a division of Samsung Electronics and manufacturer of ultrasound devices, announced their collaboration on new smart workflow solutions to improve obstetric measurements that contribute to maternal and fetal safety and can help save lives.
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020 — Intel and Samsung Medison, a division of Samsung Electronics and manufacturer of ultrasound...
The global pediatric imaging market size is expected to reach $12.2 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

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News | Pediatric Imaging | August 26, 2020
August 26, 2020 — The global pediatric imaging market size is expected to reach $12.2 billion by 2027, registering a...
New ACS NSQIP analysis highlights ways to improve appendicitis care for pediatric patients with developmental and cognitive impairments

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News | Pediatric Imaging | August 24, 2020
August 24, 2020 — Computed tomography (CT) is used at a higher rate than ultrasound in children with developmental and...
Study indicates comparable image quality to conventional protocols at 64% of the original dose using Samsung’s GM85 Mobile System with S-Vue Image Engine

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News | Pediatric Imaging | August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020 — A study in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) shows that low-dose protocols for digital...
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals in all 10 specialties surveyed, treats young orthopaedic patients quickly and efficiently with the Carestream OnSight 3D Extremity Imaging System, designed to offer convenient high-quality image processing for a rapid diagnosis at the point of care.
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020 — Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s...
Simulation finds starting at age 30 with MRI and mammography to be the preferred strategy; starting at 25 prevented marginally more deaths, but with more testing and emotional stress

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News | Breast Imaging | July 09, 2020
July 9, 2020 — Chest radiation is used to treat children with Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma as well as lung...