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Hi, my name is Chelsea Franklin and I work in the Radiography/Fluoroscopy Division of our Radiology Department. I married my high school sweetheart and we have two lovely children together, a boy named Tanner who is 6 and a little girl › Continue Reading

Thanks for joining us again for another Get To Know Your Radiologist video. Today you will meet Dr. Steven Kraus, the division chief of Radiology and Fluoroscopy. His special areas of clinical interest are genitourinary and gastrointestinal imaging in children. He › Continue Reading

The Radiography and Fluoroscopy Divisions has gained a new member! Say hello to Alysha Thompson. Her friends call her “Lish” and her hometown is Cleveland, Ohio. Lish recently graduated from Xavier University. She completed her Associate’s Degree in Radiology and Bachelor’s › Continue Reading

Imagine that your child is sick or injured, and you take him or her to be evaluated by a healthcare provider. During the course of the evaluation of your child, the healthcare provider feels that an imaging study such as an › Continue Reading

Radiation exposure from medical tests is a hot topic in the news. While all of us are exposed to small amounts of radiation daily from sources such as the sun, the food we eat, and the buildings we live in, › Continue Reading

The Mannequin Challenge, where people are videotaped frozen in place like mannequins, is currently the new trend on the internet. The song “Black Beatles” by Rae Sremmurd is normally played in the background. A group of our Radiology and Fluoroscopy staff decided › Continue Reading

Learn how the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s uses x-rays to take pictures in three different modalities: radiography, CT and fluoroscopy. Narrations by Dr. Susan Sharp.

5 Facts: X-ray

In 1895, German physics professor Wilhelm Röntgen stumbled upon x-rays while experimenting with Lenard and Crookes tubes. Since Röntgen’s discovery that x-rays can identify bone structures, they have been used for medical imaging. The first use of x-rays under clinical conditions was › Continue Reading

Being told your child has cancer is a nightmare for anyone with children. On July 7, my 3-year-old son, Owen, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The first 24 hours were very surreal. I can remember physicians and nurses talking › Continue Reading

Your child is more sensitive to the effects of radiation than you are. That’s why at Cincinnati Children’s, we make every effort to reduce the amount of radiation your child receives during his or her imaging study. We use state-of-the-art equipment and › Continue Reading

In the Radiology department of Cincinnati Children’s, our team has been working to reduce the radiation dose to as low as possible while maintaining image quality. Our new lower dosage x-ray and fluoroscopy techniques pick up minute details like logos and › Continue Reading

A radiology resident is a doctor who has been on a long journey of learning. After completing college and graduating from medical school, these doctors have worked in various clinical settings during an internship year. Now after over 9 years › Continue Reading

Pediatric interventional radiology, a subspecialty of pediatric radiology, allows doctors to use image guidance (such as real-time x-rays called fluoroscopy, ultrasound, or CT -CAT scan guidance) to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures in children. These procedures can be done through small needles › Continue Reading

April Fool’s Day

Looking for a new pair of shoes? Step right up to the fluoroscopy machine that will x-ray your feet to get better measurements of your shoe size and help you to find that perfect fitting shoe. Photo: coolopolis.blogspot.com This may seem › Continue Reading

What is MRI?

MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is a way to take detailed pictures of the body using powerful magnets. Unlike other forms of imaging (such as X-ray, CT, and fluoroscopy), there is no ionizing radiation emitted from the MRI machine. In order to › Continue Reading

Chances are that if your child has had more than one urinary tract infection (UTI), then his or her doctor has ordered an x-ray VCUG or a nuclear cystogram. A VCUG is the abbreviation for a commonly performed imaging procedure called › Continue Reading

Your child’s doctor may order an upper gastrointestinal (upper GI) exam if he or she is experiencing symptoms of nausea, vomiting, abdominal or chest discomfort or difficulty swallowing. These could be a sign of a problem with your child’s gastrointestinal tract, › Continue Reading

Dr. Steven Kraus specializes in the fluoroscopic evaluation of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts of children, especially neonates and premature infants.  Learn why he likes working at Cincinnati Children’s.

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

Radiologic technologists are medical professionals who use their expertise and knowledge of patient care combined with radiologic techniques to take images.  In simpler terms, they use a special camera to look inside of the patient’s body to diagnose a problem. › Continue Reading