Tag "ultrasound"

Image: Ultrasound image of intussusception. Red arrow: inside bowel loop (intussusseptum). Blue arrow: outside bowel loop, the wall is thickened from edema (intussussipiens). Image contributed by Dr. Aaron McAllister. Intussusception is a condition in which one part of the bowel telescopes into the › Continue Reading

There is an amazing amount of talent and skill in the Radiology ultrasound division here at Cincinnati Children’s! Did you know: There are 36 employees in the ultrasound division? Thirty-four are registered technologists and two are clinical support assistants. These 36 employees have › Continue Reading

Arthritis, a condition of inflammation causing joint pain and stiffness, is not just a disease of adulthood. It can affect children also. Image: MRI image of an ankle, sagittal view, showing inflamed tendon sheath, area of arthritis pain. July is Juvenile › Continue Reading

Since opening in April 2013, Outpatient Green Township has seen growth in everything from urgent care to radiology to clinics. Photo: Green Township technologists Lora Huber and Michelle Gramke. From fiscal year 2015 to June 2016, x-ray patients have grown from › Continue Reading

Photo: 2016 Radiology Fellows Cincinnati Children’s is one of the foremost training hospitals for pediatric specialties both within the United States and the world. This reputation applies also to the Department of Radiology, which has one of the largest training › Continue Reading

Thirty-nine years of service can’t be condensed into a single blog post. This is part two of “Saying Good-Bye to Tracey Adams.” Tracey Adams’s last day at work for Cincinnati Children’s Radiology’s Ultrasound Division was May 2. She leaves behind a professional, caring › Continue Reading

On April 28, the Radiology Department celebrated Tracey Adams’ 39 years of service as the ultrasound manager in the department of Radiology. During her time in ultrasound, she has grown the division from a staff of two to thirty-four. She has created a well-knit › Continue Reading

Photo: Dr. Sally O’Hara, Tracey Adams and Dr. Dianne Babcock As we celebrate this week’s retirement of Radiology’s ultrasound manager, Tracey Adams, fellow faculty and staff members share some of their thoughts and stories with us. After 39 years of › Continue Reading

A new technology is being utilized in the Ultrasound Division here at Cincinnati Children’s: shear wave elastography. Pathological conditions can alter the elastic qualities of the tissues involved. Elastography is a non-invasive form of tissue characterization used to determine tissue stiffness. This information can › Continue Reading

Sounds crazy doesn’t it! But that is how ultrasound imaging started back in the 1950s. The image you see was used to look at the patient’s brain with ultrasound. If the abdomen was being imaged, the patient would have to › 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

Hello, my name is Michael Nasser, M.D. I am one of the pediatric radiologists who covers the overnight shift at Cincinnati Children’s. I’m also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Radiology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. This shift › Continue Reading

My name is Fallon Cook and I’ve worked in the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s for the past eleven years. My job description has changed over time, but currently I’am a reading room assistant. This means I assist the radiologists with calling stat reports, obtain › Continue Reading

Medical diagnostic sonography, or ultrasound, is a way of taking pictures inside the body. A camera called a transducer creates a picture by transmitting and receiving high-frequency sound waves. Working for several years in the field, I have come across many false statements and › Continue Reading

Outpatient Mason is located off I-71 at the Fields-Ertel exit just off Mason-Montgomery Road in Deerfield Township, close to Deerfield Towne Center. Its purpose is to give families who live north of Cincinnati, closer to the Dayton area, an option for appointments › Continue Reading

Photo: Ann Gramling (left) and Lori Muench (right) The International Day of Radiology is an annual event promoting the role of medical imaging in modern healthcare. Throughout the week of November 8, we are celebrating and honoring our radiology technologists. We have › Continue Reading

In the medical field, a diagnostic exam is any kind of medical exam performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of disease. Various procedures, like MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and other scans, help doctors and medical professionals diagnose › Continue Reading

Hi, my name is Rose Martin. I am a trained radiology technologist, but I currently work with the Radiology Informatics Team. My primary duty is working with the picture archiving and communication system (PACS), a medical imaging technology that provides economical storage of › Continue Reading

Seven years ago I was a timid, but eager, student rotating through the ultrasound department at Cincinnati Children’s. I was learning new ultrasound exams and terms everyday, and trying to take advantage of every chance to scan. As a student, › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s Radiology is excited to announce that our ultrasound department at the Liberty campus has increased its hours of operation in order to assist the Liberty expansion and the area’s fast growing population. Ultrasound is a quick, inexpensive, and safe › Continue Reading

Changes are being made every day to accommodate the growing needs of patients and families within the medical center. One of those changes that we are excited to announce is the expansion of Cincinnati Children’s – Liberty Campus. On August › Continue Reading

MAGEC Spinal Bracing and Distraction System New technology comes along all the time at Cincinnati Children’s. We thrive and grow because of it. In the Ultrasound Department, we have begun to work with the Orthopedic Department with their new MAGEC › Continue Reading

My name is Jonathan Dillman and I am a pediatric radiologist.  It is difficult to put into words how exciting it is to be a new member of the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology team. While I have spent the past 11 › 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

An abdominal (belly) ultrasound is the preferred initial method to determine if your child has appendicitis. An ultrasound technologist will perform the test by using a small camera called a transducer that uses sound waves to visualize the internal organs. › Continue Reading