What modalities are used to diagnose kidney stones and what modalities are not used to diagnose kidney stones?
Abdominal or flank pain is a fairly common reason to go see a doctor or go to the emergency department. Kidney stones can be the cause of this symptom. Patients can also have
Reminding You that Sledding has it’s Risks
Our first snow of the year came relatively late at the end of January, making kids (and adults) even more enthusiastic to go out sledding. I was on call during the evening of this snowfall and saw
Congratulations to Hybrid OR for 3 Years of Success
Featured Image: Dr. John Racadio (second from right) and Nicole Hilvert (far right) February marks the third successful year of our Radiology Department’s collaboration with Pediatric Surgery in building a hybrid operating room (OR). Congratulations to Dr. John Racadio, Nicole
Head Trauma, Will my child need a head CT?
Head trauma occurs frequently in the pediatric population. Children commonly sustain minor head injuries, such as a short distance household fall. Not every child that presents to the emergency department
A Few Questions About CT Answered
Cincinnati Children’s has five CT machines, including the ones located on Main Campus as well as at our outpatient locations. We do about 11,000 patient scans yearly in our Radiology Department. Since its debut in the 1970’s, CT has become a crucial tool in medical imaging. Below are some frequently asked questions asked about
Top 10 Radiology YouTube Videos, Part 2
Today we finish up our Top 10 Radiology YouTube videos and take a look at the top five. The fifth-ranked radiology video comes in at 17,088 overall views while our first-ranked video comes in at 33,715 views. Number
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, A problem in the Fetus
Prenatal imaging with ultrasound is the standard of care for all pregnancies. Sometimes, we identify abnormalities in the child before birth. One of these is known as congenital diaphragmatic hernia. When we find
Top 10 Radiology YouTube Videos, Part 1
On January 22, 2015, we posted our first Cincinnati Children’s Radiology blog YouTube video, titled Meet The Team, Julie Young, Radiology MR Manager. From that point on, we have created 108 radiology–related videos! Naturally, there are
Enjoying the Results of Our Patient Experience Efforts
Patient Experience is a program set forth by Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department to investigate and put into effect ways to make our patients’ and their families’ visit outcomes better. Implemented by our Quality Improvement and Compliance Division (QI), the
The Right Exam for the Right Diagnosis
The Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s provides many modalities or imaging services that evaluate pediatric diseases or trauma. The services we offer are MRI, CT, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, radiography
All about Fluoroscopy
There are a lot of different types of imaging studies that your child’s provider may want to obtain to help answer a clinical question. One of the more unique studies
Welcome Moriah Arn
Please welcome one of the newest ultrasound technologists to our Radiology family, Moriah Arn. Moriah graduated from Morehead State University in Kentucky. Cincinnati is her hometown and she is excited
Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Child Care On Multiple Fronts
As we step into a new decade, one of the most important breakthroughs of the previous decade is the rapid proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Thanks to significant improvements
Happy New Year From Radiology
New is the year, new are the hopes, new is the resolution, new are the spirits, and new are my warm wishes just for you. Have a promising and fulfilling
Radiology 2020 Year Wrap-Up
We can all agree that 2020 is a year that will not soon be forgotten. Even though most of us would like to forget the pandemic portion of the year, some events in our Radiology Department are worth remembering.
Today we present you with one of our recurring video series, “Ask-a-Technologist.” Lindsy Hekler from our Ultrasound Division gives us a tour of an ultrasound exam room and answers common questions from patients and families.
Wishing Everyone a Merry Christmas
From our Radiology family to yours, may the melody and spirit of the holidays fill your home with love and peace. Merry Christmas! Photo: Holiday decorations on MRI suite doors
First Clinical Scanner of its Type to be Installed in a Hospital in the World!
This last month, Cincinnati Children’s welcomed a new addition to its Nuclear Medicine Division in Radiology: a third-generation digital Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner. Not only is this scanner new
Understanding Radiation Risks
The most common tool used by a radiologist is the x-ray. X-rays help us see through the patient to diagnose certain diseases and injuries that otherwise would not be obvious
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