Newborn Imaging

Our intent is to provide a central resource for SPR members who seek information to help establish or grow their involvement in newborn imaging in their communities. We hope to provide additional support to radiologists without subspecialty training in Pediatrics, who may practice in adult facilities with obstetric services, making newborns their only pediatric patients. Content is offered in a downloadable format for your use and modification. To offer suggestions on ways to improve the page or add other useful components, please contact the Newborn Imaging Committee members through the SPR office at spr@acr.org.

Resources

General

This page is under construction, beginning 5/29/14.
  

Radiographs (Chest, KUB, Babygram, Skeletal)

  1. Overview 
  2. Indications and Limitations 
  3. Guidelines /Views  
  4. Requirements and near-requirements 
  5. Risks and Benefits 
  6. Biometry references 
  7. Resources 
    1. Websites 
    2. Recommended texts/ articles

Ultrasound

MR

  1. Overview - Head, head & neck, chest, abdomen, spine, extremities 
  2. Indications and Limitations 
  3. Guidelines / Views 
    1.  ACR–SPR Practice Guideline for the Performance and Interpretation of Pediatric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Res. 23 – 2011
    2. ACOG guidelines for Head MRI for HIE 
  4. Requirements and near-requirements 
  5. Risks and Benefits 
  6. Biometry references 
  7. Imaging sequence parameters 
    1. GE 
    2. Siemens 
    3. Philips 
  8. References 
    1. Links 
      1.  MRI of the Neonatal Brain, by Mary Rutherford  
    2. Recommended texts/ articles

CT

  1. Overview 
  2. Indications and Limitations 
  3. Guidelines /Views- 
  4. Pediatric CT Protocol Guidance and worksheet
  5.  ACR–SPR Practice Guideline for the Performance of Pediatric Computed Tomography (CT) Res. 22 – 2008  
  6. Requirements and near-requirements 
  7. Risks and Benefits 
  8. Biometry reference tables 
  9. Resources 
    1. Websites 
    2. Recommended texts/ articles

Interventional

Other (GI contrast, Nuclear Medicine)

  1. Overview
  2. Indications and Limitations 
  3. Guidelines /Views 
  4. Requirements and near-requirements 
  5. Risks and Benefits 
  6. Biometry references 
  7. Resources 
    1. Websites 
    2. Recommended texts/ articles 

Radiation Safety

 

Environment

  1. General 
  2. Specific - Gestational age specific guidelines (preterm, term)
  3. NICU 
  4. Well Baby Nursery
  5. ED

Guidelines

 

Reporting Templates

 

Organ System Imaging Overviews

Newborn Committee

Judy Ann Estroff, MD Chair
Neil David Johnson, MD Ex‐officio Board of Directors
John B. Amodio, MD Member
Leslie A. Bord, MD Member
Christopher Ian Cassady, MD Member
Ellen M Chung, MD Member (Representing Ultrasound)
Monica Epelman, MD Member
Maria Fernanda Ladino Torres, MD Member
Kathleen M McCarten, MD, FACR Member
Harriet Joan Paltiel, MD Member
Richard Parad, MD Consultant
Valerie L. Ward, MD Member

Newborn Unknown Case

Coming soon.

Find an Expert

Until this section can be built, we suggest you contact your local children's hospital or search the map found on the Parents and Patients page