Pediatric Radiology

Pediatric radiology is a subspecialty of indicative radiology concentrated on youngsters, from babies through to youths and youthful grown-ups. Young people have alluded to pediatric radiologists since creating bodies are increasingly defenseless to the unfavorable impacts of radiation than are grown-ups of equal size.

Pediatric radiologists have specific information on the sicknesses and ailments of new-born children, youngsters, and youngsters. They can rapidly and precisely analyze conditions, for example, an infected appendix and pneumonia, the impacts of injury, or if a youngster may have a type of malignant growth.

The utilization of imaging methods with kids can forestall the requirement for exploratory medical procedure.

Pediatric radiology employs a range of techniques such as:

·         X-rays;

·         Ultrasound;

·         CT (computed tomography) scans;

·         MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans;

·         Nuclear Medicine. 

Pediatric radiologists are highly trained to understand which tests are most appropriate for the child, and to make sure the testing is safe and carried out properly.

If your child needs a medical imaging test or procedure, we have some advice on how the experience can be made less stressful for the whole family.

Pediatric imaging tests include:

·         Children’s Abdominal Ultrasound;

·         Children’s Barium Meal;

·         Children’s Hip Ultrasound for DDH;

·         Children’s Micturating Cysto-urethrogram;

·         Children’s Renal Ultrasound;

·         Children’s X-ray Examination.

·         Useful resources for parents:

 

Making your child’s test or procedure less stressful

·         Radiation risk of medical imaging for adults and children

·         Imaging gently

·         Healthdirect

·         Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

 

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