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Imaging Techniques

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Esophageal Atresia Abdominal Radiograph Ectopic Gastric Mucosa Positive Contrast Effect Duodenojejunal Junction 
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References

  1. Spottswood SE, Pfluger T, Bartold SP et al (2014) SNMMI and EANM practice guideline for Meckel Diverticulum Scintigraphy 2.0. J Nucl Med Technol 42:163–169CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Tyson ME, Bohl DD, Blickman JG (2014) A randomized controlled trial: child life services in pediatric imaging. Pediatr Radiol 44(11):1426–1432CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGolisano Childrens Hospital, URMCRochesterUSA

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