Radiology for Children
As a parent you want what’s best for your children. Therefore, when your child is prescribed imaging, you deserve access to the area’s leading pediatric radiology team.
At the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper we deliver advanced radiology techniques and technology, and place importance on patient safety by performing exams that limit the amount of radiation exposure. We’re great with children and go to great lengths to make them feel comfortable during their imaging exam.
When it comes to the accuracy of your child’s results, you’ll find peace of mind knowing Cooper’s highly experienced team consists of South Jersey’s only two board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric radiologists.
Pediatric Radiology Services include:
Conducted to diagnose a child’s broken bones, dislocated joints, and several other conditions, a pediatric X-ray is prescribed to produces images of the inside of the body.
At Cooper, our highly experienced pediatric radiology team conducts low dose X-rays for children at each of our five area South Jersey radiology locations.
Need an X-Ray appointment for your child?
Used to diagnose an existing condition, or when a child requires a certain procedure – enema, catheterization, orthopaedic surgery – a fluoroscopy provides live X-ray imaging.
Cooper’s pediatric team are experts at conducting fluoroscopies with the lowest acceptable radiation, ensuring your child’s safety.
Need a fluoroscopy appointment for your child?
Pediatric CT Scan
A pediatric computed tomography (CAT/CT) scan uses a combination of X-rays and a computer to create images of a child’s organs, bones, and other tissues to detect bone and joint issues, complex bone fractures, and tumors.
Conducted by South Jersey’s pediatric radiology experts, when your child receives a CAT scan at Cooper they will experience a safe, short, and painless imaging procedure.
Need a CT scan appointment for your child?
Pediatric Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pediatric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) allows doctors to detect a wide array of diseases and injuries in children by producing complete images of inside the body.
The pediatric radiology team members at Cooper are great with children, and are experts at easing any worries your child may have during their MRI.
Need an MRI appointment for your child?
A pediatric ultrasound is a safe and painless imaging exam that uses sound waves to examine many of the body’s internal organs, allowing doctors to identify any existing conditions.
At Cooper, our expert pediatric radiology team conducts ultrasounds at each of our five South Jersey locations.
Need an ultrasound appointment for your child?
Pediatric Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear medicine is ordered to provide advanced detection and treatment for conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and neurological disorders. Safe for children, this imaging exam uses small amounts of radioactive material to produce images of the inside of the body.
At Cooper, our highly experienced pediatric radiology team members are South Jersey’s experts at conducting pediatric nuclear medicine exams.