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

The Imaging Research Center (IRC) is a division of the Department of Radiology as well as a core resource in the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation. The IRC houses approximately 15 PhD faculty members, as well as postdoctoral students, other trainees and staff. Among › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Dillman, one of our Radiology faculty, for being elected to the AIUM Board of Governors! AIUM Elects New Leaders “Members of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) have elected a new slate of leaders › Continue Reading

Believe it or not, it is time once again to replace another scanner in the Cincinnati Children’s MRI Division (Room M2). We typically replace our MRI scanners about every seven to ten years in a consistent rotation. This scanner upgrade › Continue Reading

Hi! I’m Macy Gabbard and I’m from Fort Thomas, Kentucky. I live with my two younger brothers and my parents. I am a junior at Northern Kentucky University and plan to graduate in 2022 with a BS in Radiologic Science › Continue Reading

Hi! My name is Victoria Bulcher, but you can call me Tori. I’m the new technologist in the Division of Ultrasound. I’m from the small town of Versailles, Ohio. I’ve always had a passion for helping others, which led me › Continue Reading

Most will recognize this face: Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes, who injured his knee in an NFL game in Oct 2019. Dislocation is also a common complaint for a child who presents to the emergency › Continue Reading

From Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! In the Greek language, there are several words for LOVE: Eros (romantic), Philia (authentic friendship), Ludus (playful love), Agápe (universal love), Pragma (long-standing love) and Philautia › Continue Reading

Prenatal imaging with ultrasound is the standard of care for all pregnancies. However, when there is an abnormality, additional imaging with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is now more common. Why is this? Ultrasound is a test that utilizes sound waves. › Continue Reading