NEONATAL & PAEDIATRICS

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  • BUCKLED: ultrasound in kids with distal upper limb fractures in the ED

    Forearm fractures in children are a common presentation to the Emergency Department. Paediatric distal forearm fractures account for almost a third of all fractures in children, with a significant proportion of these diagnosed as buckle (torus) type fractures. These fractures are unique to childr...

  • Point of care functional cardiac scanning

    Patients in the neonatal intensive care often demonstrate clinical situations where hemodynamic compromise is common. Birth itself is the complex transition from placental blood flow to pulmonary blood flow as predominant provider of preload to the left heart, with redirection of blood flow over ...

  • How can it help; how can it hinder

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  • Fetal and neonatal US ñ what does the clinician need to know?

    The most important consideration in dealing with fetal hydronephrosis is the overall welfare of the mother and the child, then one should consider the outcome for the kidneys and the bladder.
    What the Paediatric Urologist needs to know is if and when intervention is needed. While we await resear...

  • AI augmented 3D ultrasound for hip dysplasia

    Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a congenital deformity occurring in ª3% of infants. If hip dysplasia is diagnosed early
    simple corrections using a soft cast are sufficient but if missed it can
    lead to premature osteoarthritis and might require surgical intervention.
    More than o...

  • Paediatric hydrocephalus - size does matter!

    Hydrocephalus refers to a pathological condition that occurs when there is an excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the head. Hydrocephalus can either be congenital, resulting from disturbance in the development of the CSF pathways or alternatively, it is acquired due to secondar...

  • Posterior Fossa and Cerebellar Haemorrhages

    This presentation gives an approach to image acquisition for the structures of the posterior cranial fossa. There will be an overview of the common structural abnormalities and a focus on cerebellar haemorrhages and infarction. Attention will be paid to the importance of the detection of these le...

  • Paediatric trauma

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  • Imaging of vascular anomalies: what the interventionalist needs to know

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  • Ultrasound assessment of the paediatric neck

    In children ultrasound is the best tool we have to evaluate any change in the neck, high
    resolution ultrasound allows excellent details of the anatomy, it¥s possible to asses vessels,
    muscles and glands as the thyroid gland, Which begins it¥s formation 24 days after
    fecundation, it begins a...

  • Meningitis and complications

    Meningitis is inflammation of the pia mater, arachnoid and subarachnoid space. Meningitis is caused by infection, by bacteria or viruses. The most common cause of meningitis is viral infection that usually resolves without treatment. Bacterial meningitis is an extremely serious illness which may ...