Tag "Interventional Radiology"

Interventional radiologists use imaging such as x-rays, CT scanning, MRI scanning and Ultrasound to guide needles and catheters (thin tubes) while performing minimally invasive procedures such as biopsies, angiograms, tumor ablations, and injections of medications or contrast.  Augmented reality is a › Continue Reading

Welcome, Katy Willen!

Katy Willen is our new Interventional Radiology nurse. Katy was born in Park Hills in Northern KY. She graduated from Notre Dame Academy. She is a very devoted University of Kentucky (UK) basketball fan. Her mom is a nurse and has › Continue Reading

Dr. Neil D. Johnson grew up in Australia, where he received his medical training at Melbourne University. He then moved to the University of Rochester Medical Center for his fellowship in radiology, after which he joined our Radiology family at Cincinnati › Continue Reading

Dr. John M. Racadio has been practicing Interventional Radiology (IR) for 14 years and has been the division chief of Interventional Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s for the past 11 years. He is also the director of the Interventional Radiology Research Lab, › Continue Reading

Amanda Wallingford, an Interventional Radiology safety coach, was recently given the Safety Award for this fiscal quarter. Safety coaches are Radiology employees who have a passion for safety. As coaches they educate employees on expected safety behaviors. They also help roll › Continue Reading

The big “c” word, also known as cancer, has affected each and every one of us. Whether we have fought the battle ourselves, or have stood by family or friends while they faced it head on, we can all agree › 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

Myth Busting MRI

Technology nowadays is absolutely amazing. It allows us to capture clear images of your child’s organs and discover new diagnoses faster than ever, which enables treatments to begin earlier and earlier. This same technology also gives us many platforms and › Continue Reading

Photo (lf-rt): Drs. Neil Lall, Aaron McAllister, Madalsa Joshi, Brian Pugmire, Hollie West, John Roebel, HaiThuy Nguyen and Enrique Alvarado. People come from all over the world to be seen by the doctors at Cincinnati Children’s. Few stop to think that we have physicians from all over the › Continue Reading

Image: Venous malformation of the arm-elbow Sclerotherapy is a very common treatment for patients with slow flow vascular malformations such as venous, lymphatic or mixed venous and lymphatic malformations. This treatment promotes inflammation within the malformation, promoting it to “internally scar” › Continue Reading

Interventional radiology technologists do more than just help acquire the needed images for the interventional radiologist in the operating room. Learn more about the many ways they help physicians and other healthcare professionals diagnose and treat medical conditions through specialized imaging.

Cincinnati Children’s and Philips Healthcare have created a way to use the AlluraClarity imaging system in a way that reduces patients’ radiation exposure. Interventional radiology is an imaging process in which doctors insert small needles or catheters through the patient’s › Continue Reading

If your child is to have an exam performed under general anesthesia, you will check in at Same Day Surgery Registration located on A3. Here you will meet the anesthesia team and the interventional radiologist. They will confirm what exam is › Continue Reading

If your child is having a procedure in Interventional Radiology without sedation/general anesthesia, you will first check in at the main radiology desk located on B1. A nurse will take you and your child to a holding room in Interventional › Continue Reading

I’m Alana Mahley, coordinator of regulatory affairs for the Radiology Department. I’m also an administrative assistant to Drs. Abruzzo, Racadio, Patel, Aguado, Nasser, Brody and Sharp. I’ve worked at Cincinnati Children’s since December 2012. I love supporting four of the five interventional radiology › Continue Reading

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