Tag "Neonatal Intensive Care Unit"

Cincinnati Children’s is the only hospital in the United States to have a magnetic resonance (MR) unit in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We feel this was important since babies are fragile, have trouble maintaining normal temperature, and do not handle › Continue Reading

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staff recently completed an evacuation drill using simulated patients and equipment. Researchers from multiple universities are testing virtual reality technology to see if staff can use it for emergency evacuation training in the future. Learn › Continue Reading

When walkers register for Cincinnati Walks for Kids each year, they become a part of the medical center. The funds raised by walkers can be designated to a specific part of the hospital, or can be directed to the greatest › Continue Reading

The local event Bluegrass for Babies is working to raise money to support a study by Louis Muglia, MD, PhD, researching the environmental factors that could contribute to premature birth. Anne Schneider and her husband created the Healthy Roots Foundation, › Continue Reading

We have come such a long way using ultrasound imaging to visualize internal organs of the body. As I interview some of the Cincinnati Children’s pioneers who were involved in the beginning stages of ultrasound imaging, I realize I am › Continue Reading

Gastroschisis is a birth defect of the abdominal (belly) wall where the baby’s intestines stick outside of the body through a hole near the belly button. The cause of this condition is unknown, although it affects approximately 1,871 babies born › Continue Reading

How can imaging change the outcome for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in children and young adults? This is the question that drives the work of the faculty and staff of the Imaging Research Center at Cincinnati Children’s. You › Continue Reading

It’s Breastfeeding Awareness Week! Breast milk, which is also referred to as “liquid gold,” is amazing. It provides complete nutrition for most infants. My daughter was born with an intestinal blockage called meconium ileus, a complication of Cystic Fibrosis, and in the beginning › Continue Reading