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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611
Research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. We focus on improving child health, transforming pediatric medicine and ensuring healthier futures.
Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute has moved onto the campus of its medical partners creating the promise of greater impact for pediatric research
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Our Department of Medical Imaging offers a variety of scans and services to help diagnose children’s conditions and plan their treatment. Select a test below to learn more.
You can also learn more about these procedures on radiologyinfo.org, a site managed by the Radiological Society of North America.
A CT scan, also called a CAT scan, gives your doctor a closer look at your child's internal organs, bony anatomy, blood vessels and soft tissues, with more detail than a general x-ray.
The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health can provide additional imaging when physicians or patients would like a second opinion or advanced imaging during pregnancy.
MRI is an imaging technique that uses a large magnet, radio frequencies and a computer to produce two- or three-dimensional images of the body.
State-of-the-art neuroimaging includes computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and advanced neuroimaging techniques such functional MRI (fMRI).
Nuclear medicine scans use tiny amounts of radioactive materials (isotopes), a special camera and a computer to create images from various parts of the body.
A imaging test to detect cancer and neurological diseases, using special pictures taken after a tiny amount of a radioactive liquid is injected into a vein.
An imaging technology using high-frequency sound waves to see structures within the human body. It is noninvasive, there is no radiation and the exam is painless.
X-rays give Lurie Children's radiologists a completely noninvasive way to diagnose or assess problems occurring in various areas of your child's body.