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

Congratulations are in order for Lindsey Hekler, one of our ultrasound technologists, and Dr. Brian Coley, radiologist in chief at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. They were two of the authors on “Pediatric Sonography Curriculum: A Matter of Patient Safety,” which was published in the › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is one of the best places, in my opinion, to start a career. Ever so often we hire new technologists, radiologists and clinical and support staff related to our department in Radiology. If you want to be the › Continue Reading

As most of you may know from personal experience, trying to get your child to hold still for a picture can prove to be an impossible task. The moment you attempt to capture their angelic image, they are already turning › Continue Reading

Hi, I’m Maria A. Calvo Garcia, associate professor of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s. My area of subspecialty is fetal imaging, in which we combine the use of ultrasound and fetal MRI to help in the diagnosis of potential problems that can affect babies › Continue Reading

With the arrival of spring comes baseball. (Go Reds!) And if you have a tiny Bronson Arroyo in your home, you know that with the baseball season comes some potential injuries that could land your heat-throwing All-Star on the dreaded › Continue Reading

The Latest on Liberty

A few weeks ago I gave everyone the “Heads Up on Liberty” MRI and the upcoming temporary closures for construction. The dates given in the previous blog article had to be vague because nothing was set in stone. Well, the › Continue Reading

On Christmas day of 2011, I was flat on my back in a stretcher within the maternity ward recovering from an emergency c-section. My first-born child, Ashlin, was only a few hundred feet away from me in the neonatal intensive › Continue Reading

Dr. Usha D. Nagaraj is a neuroradiologist in our Department of Radiology; she also specializes in fetal imaging. Last year she wrote an article, “Becoming a Mother Will (Hopefully) Make Me a Better Pediatric Radiologist.”  We caught up with her again to find › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is now a HHT (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia) Center of Excellence. There are approximately 25 such centers in North America and we are the only free standing pediatric hospital with such designation. HHT or Osler-Weber-Rendu is an inherited disorder › Continue Reading

SPR (Society for Pediatric Radiology) is a professional membership association for pediatric radiologists and technologists. Members of SPR hold a conference every year where pediatric imaging professionals gather to share and discuss their research, clinical projects and latest accomplishments in › Continue Reading

Heads Up Liberty MRI

For those of you lucky enough to have been following the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Blog from the very beginning (feel free to venture back if you think you may have missed anything), you can confirm Cincinnati Children’s strives to keep › Continue Reading

Dr. Jonathan R. Dillman is the Director of Thoracoabdominal Imaging and Medical Director of the Imaging Research Center in the Radiology Department of Cincinnati Children’s. He completed his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and › Continue Reading

As you may or may not know, technologists working in Radiology have an obligation to keep up with their continuing education throughout their entire careers. Much like with registered nurses, this is to prove we maintain performing at the same › Continue Reading

Last week Cincinnati Children’s Radiology celebrated Patient Experience Week. We recognized our healthcare staff as well as honored our patients and families. Three healthcare staff members were awarded prizes for the most received nominations from their peers. The winners were › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging method that uses the protons of hydrogen atoms within the body to generate a medical image. MRI of the lungs has historically been challenging for a few different reasons. One reason is that › Continue Reading