When healthcare providers order a radiology study (x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, or nuclear medicine scan), they must provide a clinical indication as a justification for the study before it can be performed. This information is important for radiologists because it allows › Continue Reading

Toys: Inside Out

Toys keep our kids mesmerized and entertained for hours, until they outgrow them or break them, whichever comes first. Our Child Life Specialists use a variety of toys to keep our Radiology patients occupied. Have you ever wondered what makes those toys › Continue Reading

One of the things that I enjoy most about my job here at Cincinnati Children’s is being involved in interdisciplinary conferences. This past year I became involved in our Neuro-oncology Tumor Board, and it has been a tremendous experience for › Continue Reading

Photo: Laura Hanselman with her husband Randy. It is with a mix of sadness and joy that we say goodbye to one of our beloved MRI technologists, Laura Hanselman. Because of the unique and often high-pressure situations that we find ourselves › Continue Reading

Photo: (l-r) Drs. Julie Guerin, Yinan Li, Marie Vasher, Eric Diaz, Cara Morin, Alan Chen, Jaad Ranginwala, David Hunte, Morgan McBee, Mitchell Rees and Brian Coley (Radiologist-in-Chief). Our Radiology Fellowship Program runs for one year, starting on July 1st and › Continue Reading

Photo (above): Audrey Bryant As we’ve seen old friends leave our department, we’ve welcomed new ones also. Last July, two new employees joined our Radiology family. Audrey Bryant graduated from the University of Cincinnati in August 2016 with training in › Continue Reading

Dr. Neil D. Johnson grew up in Australia, where he received his medical training at Melbourne University. He then moved to the University of Rochester Medical Center for his fellowship in radiology, after which he joined our Radiology family at Cincinnati › Continue Reading

MRI Safety Week 2017

MRI Safety Week is always celebrated within the month of July because 16 years ago, a six-year-old boy named Michael Colombini was killed in an MRI incident in Valhalla, New York, in July. There was little-to-no MRI safety information at › Continue Reading

Dr. Tal Laor, faculty radiologist, is starting a new chapter in her life. She and her husband Steve will be moving back to Boston to be close to family. She was a colleague to some, friend and mentor to many. Last › Continue Reading

Photo: (lf-rt) Keagan Gertz, Nathaniel Roberson, Andrew Furthmiller and Alexandra Plemmons. Once again this summer, four University of Cincinnati College of Medicine second-year medical students are at work on several clinical radiology research projects. In this nine-week program, our medical students › Continue Reading

Some babies who are born prematurely require long durations of respiratory support due to underdeveloped lungs and are given a clinical diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). Over the past 20 years, research has fueled improvement in the clinical care and › Continue Reading

Earlier this year, some of our Radiology team members decided to challenge each other to complete a Half Tough Mudder obstacle race. The race was 5 miles long with 10+ obstacles, so we new it was going to be a challenge › Continue Reading

The Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department’s Informatics Team manages the computers and electronic systems necessary for the storage and interpretation of your child’s medical images. Each year the team participates in the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual conference. This year’s › Continue Reading

Hybrid Imaging

What is hybrid imaging and why do some Nuclear Medicine scanners have a CT scanner built-in? Since 2006, some of the Nuclear Medicine scanners at Cincinnati Children’s have a built in CT portion to the scanner. For many imaging studies, › Continue Reading

My New Adventure

July is full of new adventures throughout the hospital. This July will be the beginning of a new adventure for me as well. I have accepted a first-shift position in The Heart Institute. I have been on second shift for › Continue Reading

The Fourth of July (also known as Independence Day) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. When someone says “the fourth of July,” fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, › Continue Reading

Radiology faculty, staff, friends and family all gathered together to celebrate the 2017 graduating class of Radiology clinical fellows. The event was held at The Madison Event Center and was an evening of camaraderie, dinner and awards. Eight Clinical fellows, one Interventional Radiology › Continue Reading

Photo: http://www.kitchensisters.org/hidden-kitchens/dissident-kitchens/, ©Ksenia Vytulev Who would have guessed that music and radiology could cross paths? Well, in the 1950’s Soviet Union they became intricately linked. Post World War II, censorship in the Soviet Union was extensive and obtaining forbidden music was › Continue Reading

It seems like only a few short months ago we were introducing you to our new Radiology Clinical Fellows. Believe it or not, their fellowship is almost over! At the beginning of next month, our fellows will be brand new › Continue Reading

Radiology got in on the fun of National Selfie Day this year with a departmental selfie contest! Staff had a ton of fun with their pictures. There were four chances to win: Funniest Selfie, Most People in a Selfie, Most Physicians in › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to evaluate the progression of lung disease in pediatric patients. Premature infants, for example, very often experience pulmonary complications and could greatly benefit from several imaging check-ups over time. Computed tomography (CT) is › Continue Reading

I became a father on the day before my very own birthday. My daughter came into this world with an ease and grace that was astounding to behold. We took her home and she continues to thrive and amaze us › Continue Reading

Dazzle Me Not

They shine, they sparkle, they look cool, but to a technologist and radiologist, they get in the way of diagnosing an x-ray exam. We’ve seen a lot of clothing that contains special material designed to catch our eye as they sparkle › Continue Reading

Dr. Eric J. Crotty, a radiologist for the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s, was raised in Cork, Ireland. He earned his MB, BCh, BAO degree from the University of College Cork, graduating in 1990. Dr. Crotty has been the › Continue Reading

Dr. John M. Racadio has been practicing Interventional Radiology (IR) for 14 years and has been the division chief of Interventional Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s for the past 11 years. He is also the director of the Interventional Radiology Research Lab, › Continue Reading