Pediatric Imaging

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News | Pediatric Imaging | October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016 — While radiography remains the gold standard in pediatric imaging, it is rife with opportunities for...
ASRT, Radiologic Technology, clinical study, MRI, sedation alternatives, children, pediatric patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016 — Hospitals should consider mock magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sessions, MR-compatible audiovisual...
pediatric echocardiograms, cardiovascular ultrasound, therapy dog impact, animal-assisted therapy, Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, HABRI
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 Duke...
Fetal MRI image on Philips Ingenia 1.5T

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 imaging (...
Zika virus, imaging zika, CT scans of Zika, MRI scans of zika, radiology of Zika, medical imaging of zika

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...
white light scanner, Lurie Children's Hospital, chest deformities, radiation-free

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 safely...
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 at...
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 Donald...
lung ultrasound, chest X-ray, pediatric pneumonia diagnosis, Icahn Mount Sinai
News | Pediatric Imaging | April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016 — Lung ultrasound has been shown to be highly effective and safe for diagnosing pneumonia in children...
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 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...