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News | RSNA | August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021 — RSNA 2021 will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all in-person attendees and exhibitors at...
According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), reduced-dose CT depicts greater than 90% of lung nodules in children and young adults with cancer, identifying the presence of nodules with moderate sensitivity and high specificity.

Axial reformatted clinical (1.083 mSv) and reduced dose (0.318 mSv) CT images from a 17-year-old girl with osteosarcoma. A 2 mm left lower lobe nodule is clearly visible in the left lower lobe on the clinical CT image (arrow in A). The same nodule is vaguely apparent on the reduced-dose CT image (arrow in B), classified as present but poorly visible.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 09, 2021
July 9, 2021—According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), reduced-dose CT depicts greater than 90% of...
How new technology can aid in reducing radiation dose levels in pediatric patients

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Feature | Pediatric Imaging | July 02, 2021 | By David Legg
Let’s face it, kids hurt themselves. They jump off structures that are too high, slip off monkey bars, or some are born...
A) Ultrasound in 28-year-old woman (B) MRI in 34-year-old woman with suspected PAS disorder. Focal area of placental tissues bulge toward imaginary lines of normal uterine contour (dash lines). Length (L) and depth (D) measurements of placental bulge also demonstrated. p = placenta; b = bladder. Image courtesy of American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

A) Ultrasound in 28-year-old woman (B) MRI in 34-year-old woman with suspected PAS disorder. Focal area of placental tissues bulge toward imaginary lines of normal uterine contour (dash lines). Length (L) and depth (D) measurements of placental bulge also demonstrated. p = placenta; b = bladder. Image courtesy of American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

News | Ultrasound Imaging | June 01, 2021
June 1, 2021 — According to an open-access Editor's Choice article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR),...
team of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health has developed a new ultrasound technique to monitor the placenta for impaired fetal blood flow early in pregnancy.

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News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021 — A team of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health has developed a new ultrasound...
pediatric MRI brain imaging in children

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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...