Matt Lanier from the Division of Imaging Research Center (IRC) has received a promotion to Advanced MRI Technologist. The Department of Radiology would like to congratulate Matt for his achievement. Matt started with the IRC in March of 2013. He is ARRT certified in › Continue Reading

Frequently Asked Questions about this Condition Intussusception is a serious condition in which a segment of the bowel invaginates into the lumen of the adjacent segment, creating a bowel within bowel appearance. The affected bowel is prone to death due › Continue Reading

The Radiology Department recently hired two “traveling techs” or temporary employees. While other areas of Cincinnati Children’s have turned to temporary help for short-term vacancies in areas such as nursing and administrative assistance, this is a new experience for radiology, › Continue Reading

When pediatric radiologists describe the x-ray findings in our interpretation, we may use descriptive terms fancifully suggested by an abnormal appearance. Some of these “poetic” descriptive terms have been used for decades and are well known to our colleagues in radiology, › Continue Reading

This week the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s will be participating in the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting. This meeting is the premier scientific and educational meeting in the radiology community and one of the most important › Continue Reading

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. I’m thankful for a lot of things. May you enjoy this celebration with your family full of laughter and peace. Happy › Continue Reading

Kerplunk. Crack. Waa…Waah! Broken bones, or fractures, are common in kids. Most fractures heal very well if held in the correct position and protected. So, how do our bodies do that? Immediately after a fracture occurs, the body protects the › Continue Reading

“Thank you for your service!” is a frequently heard refrain from people when they see that you are a veteran of the armed services, and it always causes me to stand a little taller and feel pride well up inside.  › Continue Reading

Thank you to all who participated in last week’s 2018 Radiology Department’s Halloween Costume Contest! I looked like everyone had a blast dressing up in their favorite characters. The votes are in and here are your winners… #1 #2 #3 Congratulations › Continue Reading

The first week in November is time to celebrate Radiology Week! The week commemorates November 8, 1895, as the day that Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the existence of x-rays. It also increases awareness within our community of the vital role that › Continue Reading

This year’s Radiology Department Halloween event was hosted by our League of Laughs. Faculty and staff were encouraged to wear their costumes and win a prize for “Best Costume.” The winner(s) will be awarded Monday, November 5. Below are some › Continue Reading

Here’s what is coming up on the Radiology Department blog this year: Every Monday in our Radiology Department, our faculty or staff give a QuIRI (Quality Improvement in Research and Imaging) Conference. Attendees are given an update on the department of the › Continue Reading

Here in the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s, we work hard every day to find better ways to help care for children. Children who are diagnosed with cancer often require frequent radiology studies. As radiologists, we work closely with › Continue Reading

The Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Safety Award goes to none other than Becky Barth, MR technologist at Liberty Campus! Becky always does a great job, but this quarter she was just outstanding! Becky was really surprised yesterday to receive a beautiful › Continue Reading

In 2007, I was appointed the first Cincinnati Children’s Medical Director of Vascular Access. Vascular access refers to the processes and procedures required to gain and maintain safe intravenous access for patients so that medications and other important infusions can › Continue Reading

When I have a tough problem I usually talk it out with the Wise Old Professor of Radiology (WORP). “WOPR,” I said,“another article came out saying that there is a risk of cancer from getting a CT scan. No one › Continue Reading

It took two months of renovations, but our Radiology Large Conference Room is finally done. Our main task was to relocate and reschedule all of the weekly meetings in the room. This was not an easy task, since the temporary › Continue Reading

Two new employees joined our Radiology Department team this past summer. Welcome to Michael Giordano and Jaylynn Hill! Michael’s brother is already working in the department while Jaylynn has come over from our IRC Department. Michael Giordano Michael’s brother Richard works in our Administrative Division › Continue Reading

Ever wonder how a child grows from infancy to full adult size? Lots of intricate things occur to signal and mold that process, many of which involve skeletal growth. In order for bones to be healthy and grow normally, there › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services, how we › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the fourth part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services, how we are using › Continue Reading

Q: What is the name of the new MRI location and where is it located? A: The official name is Erkenbrecher MRI and it is located at: 3404 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229. This location is on the corner of Burnet › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the third part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services and how we › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the second part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous post described why the construction may impact our MRI › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the first part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. This post describes why the construction may impact our services. The › Continue Reading