Pediatric Imaging

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News | Pediatric Imaging | October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016 — The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) announced it has awarded a $44,000 grant to...

Fetal MRI, safety of MRI in Pregnant women, Philips, Ingenia 1.5T, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

This study found MRI is safe by itself, but the use of gadolinium contrast may be a factor involved with an array of issues that impact the fetus and young children after birth.  

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — In an analysis that included more than 1.4 million births, exposure to magnetic resonance...

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A prenatal computed tomography (CT) 3-D reconstruction of fetus with Zika virus. To access all Zika radiology images related to the RSNA article go to http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584

Feature | Neuro Imaging | August 26, 2016

August 26 – The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) journal Radiology has published a special report,...

ASE, SCCT, SCMR, guideline, multimodality imaging, transposition of the great arteries, TGA
News | Pediatric Imaging | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — At the end of June, experts from three different medical societies released a new guideline to help...

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Surgeons at Lurie Children's have started using white light scanning as a radiation-free alternative to CT scans for imaging kids' sunken chests. Image courtesy of Alyssa Schukar for Lurie Children’s Hospital.

News | Pediatric Imaging | May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — A handheld, lightweight scanner that uses white light instead of dangerous ionizing radiation can...

MRI, children, brain imaging, myelin, NeuroImage, Waisman Center study
News | Pediatric Imaging | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — A recent study combined two related but different imaging techniques to non-invasively track the rate...

WHO, World Health Organization, CT, X-ray, pediatric imaging, Donald Frush
News | Pediatric Imaging | May 03, 2016

May 3, 2016 — With increased use of computed tomography (CT) scans, radiologists and other experts — including...

spina bifida, surgery, MRI scans of fetuses brains, NIH, MOMS study

A blockage of the fluid inside the brain’s ventricles can result in a life-threatening buildup of pressure inside the brain. To relieve the pressure, physicians may insert a shunt in the brain to divert the fluid to another part of the body. Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.

News | Neuro Imaging | September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015 — Fetuses with enlarged ventricles — the fluid-filled cavities inside the brain — determined by...

CT scan, pediatrics
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 25, 2015

A study published online Aug. 24 by the journal Pediatrics finds a significant decrease in the use of computed...

Pediatric Imaging Growing Up Fast

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Feature | June 04, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

As one might expect, pediatric imaging presents a unique set of challenges compared to working with adult patients....

Children's National, Sheikh Zayed, MR-HIFU, focused ultrasound, osteoid osteoma
News | June 03, 2015

June 3, 2015 - Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National...

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News | June 01, 2015

June 1, 2015 — Researchers from the Canada North Concussion Network in Manitoba examined...

ISR, WHA, WHO, pediatric imaging, radiation safety, Geneva
News | June 01, 2015

June 1, 2015 — Four World Health Organization (WHO) member states and nine non-governmental organizations (NGOs) co-...

Hodgkin lymphoma, pediatric imaging, guidelines, radiation therapy, FDG-PET, CT
News | March 04, 2015

March 4, 2015 — The International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG) has issued a guideline outlining the use...

News | February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015 — Pediatric cardiology researchers and clinicians from numerous centers around the world gathered...

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Technology | January 06, 2015

January 6, 2015 — Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist...

Kubtec, KUB 250, pediatric imaging, digital radiography, portable X-ray
Technology | December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014 (November 20, 2014) – Kubtec announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the KUB...

Nuclear imaging, Clinical trial/study, ADHA, 3-D SPECT imaging
News | December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014 — A recently published study from Toronto, Canada found that patients who utilized 3-D SPECT were...

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Feature | December 09, 2014

December 9, 2014 — Some children are receiving chest X-rays that...