Pediatric Radiology

What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – April 2021

  BODY IMAGING   Assessment of distal ureteral and ureterovesical junction visualization on contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography. Benya E, Prendergast FM, Liu D, et al. Pediatr Radiol Published online 2021; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-021-04979-z. Question(s) Can contrast enhanced voiding urosonography (CEVUS) replace fluoroscopic voiding cystourethrogram in assessing the distal ureters and ureterovesical junction? Design Retrospective study between June 2018 […]

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What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – February 2021

  BODY IMAGING   Pneumatosis intestinalis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: when not doing anything is good enough Wallace G, Rosen N, Towbin AJ et al. J Ped Surg 2021. Journal Pre-Proof. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.12.020 Question(s) What is the significance and management of pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients? Design Retrospective study from […]

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What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – December 2020

  BODY IMAGING   Imaging characteristics of nephrogenic rests versus small Wilms tumors: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group Study AREN03B2 Sandberg JK, Chi YY, Smith EA et al. AJR 2020;214:987-994. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.22301 Question(s) What imaging characteristics can be used to distinguish nephrogenic rests from Wilms tumors? Design Retrospective study from July 2006 to August […]

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What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – September 2020

  ABDOMINAL IMAGING   Evaluating changes in diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for appendicitis: does practice make perfect? Austin-Page LR, Pham PK, and Elkhunovich M. Evaluating changes in diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for appendicitis: does practice make perfect? Article in Press. J Emerg Med 2020; 1–10 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2020.06.001. Question(s) What are the changes in diagnostic accuracy of […]

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What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – August 2020

ABDOMINAL IMAGING   The significance of abdominal radiographs with paucity of gas in pediatric adhesive small bowel obstruction. Johnson BL, Campagna GA, Hyak JM, et al. The significance of abdominal radiographs with paucity of gas in pediatric adhesive small bowel obstruction. Am J Surg 2020; 220: 208–213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.10.035 Question(s) What is the significance of paucity […]

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What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – July 2020

In this blog, we provide a synopsis of the latest in Pediatric Imaging published during the month of June 2020. ABDOMINAL IMAGING   Abdominal applications of pediatric body MR angiography: tailored optimization for a successful outcome Edwards EA, Lee MM, Acord MR et al. Abdominal applications of pediatric body MR angiography: tailored optimization for a […]

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