The Future of Pediatric Imaging

March 22, 2019

Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer at Fujifilm Sonosite

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While providers continue to adhere to safe, low-dose imaging protocols, we are also seeing a trend toward finding new care pathways that use ionizing-free modalities. For example, more clinicians are opting to use point-of-care ultrasound over CT to diagnose appendicitis in children because it’s safer and has a very high accuracy rate. Many pediatric emergency physicians are an ultrasound-first philosophy because it delivers a speedier diagnosis. It’s less costly, safer, painless, and because children typically have low body fat, it’s easy acquire very clear images with ultrasound. Read this article in the March 2019 edition of by Dr. Diku Mandavia, Chief Medical Officer, FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. to learn more about the future of pediatric imaging.

The future of pediatric imaging