Paediatric Radiology is a subspeciality of radiology involving the imaging of fetuses, infants, children, and adolescents. “Children are not small adults!” Children need care, specifically designed to meet their unique needs. At Al Jalila Children’s, we have a dedicated and highly specialized diagnostic imaging facility that provides a safe, comfortable, and child friendly environment for children and their families.
There are numerous medical conditions that are seen only in children and our highly experienced team takes into account the dynamics of a growing body – from pre-term infants to adolescents – where organs and limbs follow different growth patterns and phases.
We strongly believe it is essential to limit an individual’s radiation exposure and this is even more so for children. Therefore, it is important to have your child’s imaging performed at a child-centred facility. While many clinics and hospitals offer diagnostic radiology, many are not set up for children. At Al Jalila Children’s, you can be assured that your child’s imaging is done at a world-class paediatric facility that meticulously follows the protocols and appropriateness criteria set up by the Society for Pediatric Radiology. This ensures the lowest radiation dose possible with good quality images.
Additionally, our diagnostic imaging team ensures that your child’s imaging is done accurately at the first instance and the results interpreted by expert paediatric radiologists. This minimizes the need for repeat tests and subsequent exposure to radiation or possible sedation/ general anaesthesia.
Our commitment to quality and safety in imaging is augmented by the state of art infrastructure and systems of work we possess. These include:
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