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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

Interventional Radiology