Posts From Sarah Kaupp

Meet the Team: You!

When you are at the hospital with your child, there are teams of people here that are trying to help. You have doctors, nurses, technologists, receptionists, housekeepers, security officers and lots of other people working to make sure your experience › Continue Reading

MRI is currently the best way of detecting problems with the heart, and it can find abnormalities even before a child has any symptoms of heart disease. While most children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) show signs of muscle weakness when they’re › Continue Reading

Meet Gwen McIntosh, the heart of the radiology reading room team. Gwen’s original plan was to work in radiology for six months to save up for a car, but that six months has turned into nearly 40 years. She’s seen so many › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department is always striving to give you and your family the best experience possible when your child is referred for a radiology examination. For many years, our overall guiding principle has been to do for your children › Continue Reading

It’s Breastfeeding Awareness Week! Breast milk, which is also referred to as “liquid gold,” is amazing. It provides complete nutrition for most infants. My daughter was born with an intestinal blockage called meconium ileus, a complication of Cystic Fibrosis, and in the beginning › Continue Reading

Breast milk not only provides perfect nutrition for your infant, but it can also play a huge role in some of the studies we perform every day. 1. Nuclear Medicine: In liquid gastric emptying studies, we take pictures of how your child’s stomach empties. To do › Continue Reading

Difficult News

Sometimes radiologists are the bearers of bad news. If our imaging reveals something serious, we have a duty to tell you what’s going on. In situations like these, one person is assigned as an advocate to help you and your family. › Continue Reading

My Difficult News

No one wants to hear bad news. There’s nothing worse on the face of the planet than to hear that there is something seriously wrong with your child. I know this feeling all too well. When my daughter was just › Continue Reading

Lots of people are familiar with x-rays. They’ve either gotten one themselves or taken a child or family member for one to diagnose an injury. They’re usually so focused on the results of the exam that they don’t stop to think › Continue Reading