In November of 2019, I once again had the opportunity to travel to Tanzania with the Colorectal Surgical Team from here at Cincinnati Children’s. My role was to perform ultrasound, x-ray, and contrast radiology procedures on patients who have abnormalities of the large › Continue Reading

I was talking to one of the families we care for in our Radiology Department, and the talk turned to social distancing and wearing masks. I didn’t mention the need to flatten the curve or the risk of dying from › Continue Reading

As radiologists, we are available and help the emergency room with the diagnosis of many urgent cases. One emergency that is seen is testicular torsion (sometimes called twisted testicle). Testicular torsion is when the testicle twists in the scrotum and › Continue Reading

AI Technology

We live in an exciting time of technological advances. One such advance is the rapid development of computer power. For example, modern computer speed and advanced software have allowed the development of intricate computer programs that allow cars to drive › Continue Reading

When I was in medical school, I remember learning about different illnesses and how to treat them. However, I learned, or better to say, I knew very little compared to what I know now about fetal imaging and things that › Continue Reading

On June 1, Interventional Radiology (IR) said goodbye to one of its senior technologists. Sue Helmes has been a part of the Cincinnati Children’s family for over 28 years.  Sue’s departure will leave a void in the IR team’s heart. › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Dr. Beth M. Kline-Fath for receiving the SPR 2020 Presidential Recognition Award! Dr. Kline-Fath began the fetal imaging program at Cincinnati Children’s. As Section Chief of Fetal Imaging, she has trained many other physicians, presented internationally and nationally, › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department’s Dr. Alan Oestreich for receiving the SPR 2020 SINGLETON-TAYBI AWARD! “The Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) is a professional membership association with just under 2,000 members. The members conduct an annual scientific meeting, weekend topics › Continue Reading

As a Pediatric Radiology Fellow, I spend my days interpreting images, including x-rays and ultrasounds on children of all ages. X-rays create a picture of the bones and joints that help us find fractures and other abnormalities. They are an important diagnostic › Continue Reading

Sometimes, we are asked by parents why more than one view is needed for their child’s x-ray. Most of the time, the reason is because each image is a two-dimensional (2D) picture of a three-dimensional (3D) object (your child’s body). › Continue Reading

Recently, the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s launched a new feature for patients in MyChart, our electronic medical record patient portal. Now you can view all of your child’s radiology images by clicking a link in the radiology report. The images › Continue Reading

Your child’s healthcare provider may order a chest x-ray for many reasons, including trouble breathing, cough, fever, chest pain, or injury to the chest area. Chest x-rays can identify abnormalities of the lungs, airway, heart, mediastinum (middle chest area), and › Continue Reading

There are several ways that radiologists make images of patients, but the oldest technique and one of the most widely known is the x-ray. The first image made using x-rays was produced in 1895 by Wilhelm Roentgen. But what exactly › Continue Reading

Although most of our attentions are currently transfixed on the COVID-19 situation, here in Radiology’s MRI Division, we know there are at least a couple of teams having to focus their attention elsewhere. At this moment, the Philips and Messer teams in › Continue Reading

On a typical day in the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s, we may have up to 12 trainees in the department learning about pediatric radiology. In these unprecedented times, with the need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, radiology › Continue Reading

Our Radiology blog launched in 2014. Through hard work and perseverance, we have posted over 750 blog articles! Thanks to our blog team, both current and former members, we could not have achieved this feat. Out of all of the › Continue Reading

Please welcome Neeraja Mahalingam to our Radiology family. Neeraja is from Beavercreek, Ohio, the second largest suburb of Dayton. Neeraja is a Research Assistant III in our Imaging Reseach Center (IRC) Division and will be working on projects relating to › Continue Reading

Hi everyone! My name is Morgan Graham and I’m from Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Hoosier State. The term “Hoosier” remains a matter of debate within the state [1], but “Hoosier” was in general use by the 1840s, having been popularized › Continue Reading

Hello, I’m Patricia Andersen (Tricia), a new administrative assistant in the Radiology Department. I enjoy working in support roles and have had the opportunity to work in IT, public administration and office management/support. Right now, my work area is in › Continue Reading

The first week of March 2020, before everyone got to know the term “social distancing,” was a happy time in our Radiology Department. In fact, the rest of the hospital, including Radiology, was celebrating National Employee Appreciation Day. The hospital and › Continue Reading

The search for foreign bodies is a common indication for obtaining radiographs in children. Foreign bodies are objects lying partially or wholly within the body that originated in the external environment. Some foreign bodies are radiopaque on x-ray, which can aid › Continue Reading

Hi! I’m Olivia Catanzaro. I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I graduated from Oak Hills High School and Xavier University. I’m one of the new Reading Room assistants in our Radiology Department. You might recognize me as an › Continue Reading

In our modern world of electronic devices and chargers, we often find ourselves asking, “Why can’t I find the charging cable I need?” Whether it’s one of the constantly changing USB connectors or some other company’s proprietary design, we are › Continue Reading

We know it can be challenging when your child needs extra tests; they may need blood work, x-rays, ultrasound imaging, or an appointment for a specialist. But does your child really have to skip breakfast or fast overnight in addition? › Continue Reading

A fracture of the small outermost bone of a toe or finger may not only hurt, but also may contain a hidden threat that is not yet visible on plain x-ray pictures at the time of injury. I start with › Continue Reading