Tag: "nuclear medicine"
Ask-a-Technologist: Nuclear Medicine
This is the first video of a new series we've created. It's a fun and fast-paced informal interview of our Radiology staff. Questions are centered on the most common ones our staff are asked about.
Why Can’t I Eat Before My PET Scan?
Why can't you eat before a PET scan? Read on to learn why it's important to fast.
Why does my child need additional imaging studies when we do a PET/CT?
Sometimes PET/CT scans do not provide the information that we need. Dr. Trout explains why your child might need additional CT's or MRI's.
5 Interesting Facts about Nuclear Medicine
Even though the nuclear medicine community is unfamiliar to many people outside of the medical field, it is a commonly used modality to image virtually every part of the body.
Radiology Celebrates Nuclear Medicine Week
Every year in October, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging recognizes those in the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging community.
How We Take A Chest X-Ray
Learn how we take chest x-rays at Cincinnati Children's.
The Life of a Radiopharmaceutical
Learn what goes into imaging your child with radioactive medicine.
Not All Nuclear Medicine Exam Durations Are The Same
When you and your family visit nuclear medicine, the test your child is receiving determines the length of time you will be here.
Myth Busters: Nuclear Medicine
What is nuclear medicine? We debunk the most common myths.
Cincinnati Children’s Leads the Way In Nuclear Medicine Dose Reduction
Cincinnati Children's has been leading the way in dose reduction research for years. Learn how our research directly affects your child.
What’s the difference between a CAT-Scan and a CT-Scan?
Ever wonder what the difference between a CAT-scan CT-scan is? We have the answer!
What’s New in Nuclear Medicine?
Image supplied by MIM Software Inc. Over the past four months, there have been some new and exciting renovations in Nuclear Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s. Two of our rooms have been redesigned in preparation for
What is a Radiology Resident?
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
What is the Hot Lab?
When families and patients visit Radiology’s Nuclear Medicine, they pass by the Hot Lab. Is this lab some kind of tropical paradise? Nope. It’s where nuclear medical technologists prepare the radioactive
What To Expect From a Cystogram
It can be a scary experience walking your child through our hospital doors. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a simple test with no IV pokes or a surgical procedure; you
Getting Good Pictures: Using Video Goggles with PET/CT Scans
We’ve all seen that look our children get when they are zoned out in front of the TV, paying no attention to the people or things around them. In the
Meet Your Thyroid Gland
Do you know which gland is located in the lower part of the neck, is shaped like a butterfly, and determines how efficiently the body uses energy in food? It’s the
Why Do We Give Kids Anesthesia During Imaging Studies?
When you take a photograph of your child, you might ask her to say “Cheese!” and hold still. If she’s fidgeting and jumping around, the image of her won’t be crisp and
PET Scans: An Important Imaging Tool for Cancer Diagnosis and Management
A PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan is a test done in the Nuclear Medicine area of the Radiology Department. Most often, doctors will order a PET scan to look for