Informed Imaging Improves Safety for Children

from Clinical Practice Today from Duke Health January 30, 2018 | By Lori Malone FIGURES 1 and 2: (1) A neonatal phantom is used to test the imaging equipment in Duke’s pediatric catheterization laboratory. (2) A chest X-ray from the phantom looks just like an X-ray from a baby because the phantom tissues are specially […]

Radiation dose management for pediatric cardiac computed tomography: a report from the Image Gently ‘Have-A-Heart’ campaign

Authors Cynthia K. Rigsby Sarah E. McKenney Kevin D. Hill Anjali Chelliah Andrew J. Einstein B. Kelly Han Joshua D. Robinson Christina L. Sammet Timothy C. Slesnick Donald P. Frush 01 January 2018 Abstract Children with congenital or acquired heart disease can be exposed to relatively high lifetime cumulative doses of ionizing radiation from necessary medical imaging procedures including radiography, fluoroscopic procedures including diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations, electrophysiology examinations, cardiac computed tomography (CT) […]

Development of a tool to aid the radiologic technologist using augmented reality and computer vision

Pediatric Radiology January 2018, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 141–145 Authors Robert D. MacDougall Benoit Scherrer Steven Don Abstract This technical innovation describes the development of a novel device to aid technologists in reducing exposure variation and repeat imaging in computed and digital radiography. The device consists of a color video and depth camera in combination with proprietary software and user interface. A […]