Tag "x-ray"

When most people ask what I do and I respond that I’m a nuclear medicine technologist, they usually answer, “What is that?” or “That sounds impressive/scary.” Nuclear Medicine is not scary! It is a just another type of imaging modality used in our radiology department here › Continue Reading

As you might expect, peak sports season during the school year also means one of the busiest times for radiology. Between fractures, contusions, and concussions, we remain very active all season long. To add to the hectic situation, one of the › Continue Reading

How is Mr. Redlegs getting ready for Opening Day? By having a little April Fools’ Day fun at Cincinnati Children’s! The Cincinnati Reds mascot made short stops all over the medical center, causing mischief and leaving paper copies of his › 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

Here at Cincinnati Children’s, the Department of Radiology is involved in an international multicenter research collaboration focused on the etiology and optimal management of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD). OCD is often painful and could potentially be a permanently disabling condition that › 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

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

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

Today we celebrate the International Day of Radiology (IDoR), but medical imaging makes a world of difference every day. Nowhere has this impact been greater than in the care of children. Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 marks the 120th anniversary of › 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

Cincinnati Children’s and the Radiology Department are always looking to make your visit to us as convenient as possible. One of the ways we do that is offering multiple locations that you and your family can visit when making it to the main › 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

Both lungs are affected in children with chILD, or childhood interstitial lung disease. This is different from diseases we see more often such as pneumonia, which affect only one part of the lung. ChILD is rare, lasts a long time, and › Continue Reading

There are many ways that imaging of the heart, or cardiac imaging, can be performed: x-ray, angiography, echocardiography, CT or MRI. In the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s, CT and MRI are the most frequently performed studies in pediatric › 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

Radiology On The Move

Today, 18 Radiology Faculty, 14 Fellows and 4 administration personnel moved from their office space to make way for an Urgent Care suite next to the Emergency Department at our Main Campus. This move allows for our patients to receive quick, › Continue Reading

Most of us have been to a radiology department for an x-ray, ultrasound or even a CT or MRI. This kind of imaging provides a better look at what’s happening inside our bodies, whether it’s a simple broken bone, an › Continue Reading

Often when you hear the term arthritis, you think of a condition that affects you later in life.However, there is a form of arthritis that can affect children called juvenile idiopathic arthritis, also referred to as JIA. It’s not a single disease, › 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

Everyday here at Cincinnati Children’s we perform MRIs to evaluate the fetus, or unborn child. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a way of taking detailed pictures of the inside of the body using a magnet combined with pulses of radio › Continue Reading

Image: Specialized filter to protect against migration of blood clots.  Photo: Dr. Allison Aguado I am an interventional radiologist, a doctor who specializes in image-guided therapies. Using x-rays, CT scans, or ultrasound, I am able to perform procedures inside the › Continue Reading

Cystic fibrosis, or CF, is the most common life shortening inherited disease in the Caucasian population. CF affects about 50,000 people in the United States. Problems with the lungs are the most obvious feature of CF, but the disease affects › Continue Reading