Practical Resources for Pediatrics

Practical Resources for Pediatrics
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Find a variety of materials for further reading.

Download: Providing Essential, Low Dose Pediatric Imaging
Case Study University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Medical Center
With Siemens MRI and CT solutions, hundreds of pediatric and neonatal congenital heart examinations are performed with low dose protocols throughout the year at the Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital of the University Hospitals. Most patients are imaged without sedation. Images are routinely used for preoperative surgical planning.

Link: SOMATOM Sessions Online – Answers for Life in Computed Tomography
Browse through the low dose category in the SOMATOM Sessions Online and find articles, news and case studies.


Article: AXIOM Innovations (Nov 2010) – Leader of the Pack

Siemens Healthcare formed a partnership with Children’s Hospital Boston five years ago to verify that the dose saving features of its interventional radiology system worked just as well in children as in adults. The challenge today is convincing everyone to make the most of it.

Article: AXIOM Innovations (Nov 2010) – Cutting Radiation Dose Down to Size

Siemens’ Artis zee interventional radiology systems at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh allow doctors to greatly reduce radiation dose while improving imaging for even the smallest patients.

Link: Radiation Dose for Thoracic and Coronary Step-and-Shoot CT Using a 128-Slice Dual-Source Machine in Infants and Small Children with Congenital Heart Disease.
Paul JF, Rohnean A, Elfassy E, Sigal-Cinqualbre A.
Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Feb; 41(2):244-9. Epub 2010 Sep 4

Link: Addressing the Unique Challenges of Pediatric Imaging. An Evaluation of Digital Fluoroscopy and Radiography Applications for Children

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