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19Jul

Do pediatric M.R.I. scans cause any harm?

Magnetic resonance imaging, or #MRI, is considered one of the safest technologies for looking deep inside the body, because it doesn’t carry the radiation risk of X-rays or PET scans. “Over all, M.R.I. is a very safe test,” said Dr. Max Wintermark, chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University. Most concerns about M.R.I.s involve people with […]
07Jun

The Image Gently Think A-Head Campaign: Working Together to Take Care of Kids Who Hurt Their Heads

Head trauma occurs frequently in children. A CT (also called CAT) scan may be necessary to diagnose your child’s condition. The results from the CT can be extremely helpful, including when they are normal. CT uses x-rays, which are a type of ionizing radiation.  Ionizing radiation at doses much, much higher than those used in […]
31May

Think-A-Head Campaign Poster

American Academy of Pediatrics American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (Joint Section) on Pediatric Neurological Surgery American Association of Physicists in Medicine American College of Emergency Physicians American College of Radiology American Roentgen Ray Society American Society of Emergency Radiology American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology American Society of Neuroradiology American Society […]
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