Pediatric Imaging

News and new technology innovations for pediatric imaging can be found on this channel.

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 Health...
neuroimaging, CT, MRI, children, adolescents, sports-related concussions, JNS
News | June 01, 2015
June 1, 2015 — Researchers from the Canada North Concussion Network in Manitoba examined neuroimaging studies obtained...
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 of...
News | February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015 — Pediatric cardiology researchers and clinicians from numerous centers around the world gathered at...
Bayer Healthcare, Gadavist, FDA, approval, pediatric patients, contrast media

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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...
children, x-rays, Mayo Clinic, unnecessary, RSNA 2014, study
Feature | December 09, 2014
December 9, 2014 — Some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit to...
radiation therapy, image guided radiation therapy

Radiation therapy

News | November 25, 2014
November 25, 2014 — Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) is a commonly used modality to ensure treatment accuracy in...
Picture Emerges of How Kids Get Head Injuries

Kimberly Quayle, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, talks to patient Braden Clark of Vandalia, Ill., at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Braden suffered a head injury in a fall from a ladder. Quayle co-authored a study that looks at head injuries in children and teens. Credit: Robert Boston/Washington University

News | November 18, 2014
A study in which more than 43,000 children were evaluated for head trauma offers an unprecedented picture of how...
Texas Children's Hospital Offers PET/MRI Scanner to Better Diagnose Several Childhood Diseases
Feature | May 01, 2013
May 1, 2013 — Texas Children's Hospital is the first children's hospital in the United States to begin using a positron...
Videos | Pediatric Imaging | March 22, 2011
There is no doubt that medical imaging procedures save lives. However, one size does not fit all. Because children are...