Radiology is the use of equipment such as X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) to make images of the inside of the body in order to diagnose or treat conditions. The Department of Radiology at Children’s Health℠ features the very latest radiology equipment specially designed to use for children. And you will be glad to know that our pediatric radiologists have specialized training unequaled in north Texas and surrounding states in diagnosing and treating infants, children and adolescents in a full range of conditions.
- Interventional / vascular radiology for non-surgical approaches to treatment
- Diagnostic imaging services including:
- CT scans
- Interventional radiology
- MR imaging (MRI)
- Prenatal MRI
- Nuclear medicine and molecular imaging
- PET scans
All of our equipment is specially calibrated for pediatric patients so they avoid excessive radiation exposure.
Most routine exams are performed without sedation. However, for patients whose age or medical condition make it difficult for them to remain still for the exam, our pediatric anesthesiologists are available to safely provide sedation.
What We Treat
Imaging services are performed to diagnose and/ or treat the following childhood diseases or conditions:
- Chest and respiratory
- Traumatic injury
Why Children's Health?
The Pediatric Imaging Program at Children’s Health is recognized for excellence in imaging and evaluating a broad spectrum of childhood diseases and conditions. All of our equipment and procedures are designed to meet the special needs of children.
Our radiologists and technicians are specially trained and experienced in selecting the best imaging techniques to diagnose disease and injury, to perform therapy and to interpret the results of tests and make appropriate diagnoses. We know how to make your child’s experience as safe and pleasant as possible while obtaining the highest-quality images needed to rule out, diagnose or treat diseases.