Imaging Techniques

Kids are not Small Adults: Techniques and Helpful Hints
  • Johan G. (Hans) BlickmanEmail author
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Imaging techniques utilized in pediatric children very much spreads across the whole spectrum of the modalities available. The ‘devil lies in the detail’ where the emphasis and focus lies in reducing the radiation burden on the child whilst still answering the clinical questions. This chapter outlines the different techniques utilized highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses.


Esophageal Atresia Abdominal Radiograph Ectopic Gastric Mucosa Positive Contrast Effect Duodenojejunal Junction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGolisano Childrens Hospital, URMCRochesterUSA

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