Interventional radiology helps us save kids' lives!
But, when we treat patients, radiation matters!
Children are more sensitive to radiation.
What we do now lasts their lifetimes
Treat kids with care:
Step lightly on the fluoroscopy pedal.
Stop and child-size the technique.
Consider ultrasound or, when applicable, MRI guidance.
Step Lightly: Safety in Pediatric Interventional Radiology Writing Group
|Manrita Sidhu, MD, Chair, Seattle Radiologists, Clinical Assistant Professor, Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington
||Keith J. Strauss, MSc, FAAPM, FACR, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Director, Radiology Physics and Engineering, Children’s Hospital Boston|
|Brian D. Coley, MD, Clinical Professor, Radiology and Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
||Tara Utley, MRT, Medical Radiation Technologist, The Hospital for Sick Children , Toronto, Ontario Canada
|Bairbre Connolly, MB, Division Chief, Image Guided Therapy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario Canada||Terry T. Yoshizumi, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
|John Racadio, MD, Division Chief, Interventional Radiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
||Marilyn J. Goske, M.D., Silverman Chair for Radiology Education, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|
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