Boston Children's Hospital is monitoring the developing situation with lead contamination in some Boston Public Schools. Please contact your primary care physician if you have any concerns about your child.
Boston Children’s Hospital está monitoreando la situación de la contaminación por plomo en algunas escuelas públicas de Boston. Por favor, póngase en contacto con su médico primario si usted tiene alguna preocupación acerca de su hijo.
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By working closely with specialists from other areas such as physical therapy and radiology, we offer diagnostic techniques and treatment options for a wide-range of hip problems.
Uses invisible electromagnetic energy beams to produce images of internal tissues, bones, and organs onto film—usually sufficient for the majority of fractures
Uses a combination of large magnets, radio frequencies and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body; especially useful for assessing soft tissue around injured joints and bones
Uses a combination of x-rays and computer technology to produce 3-D cross-sectional images (slices), both horizontally and vertically, of the affected area—including bones, fat, soft tissue
Uses a radioactive dye to visualize the bones. It’s different from plain x-rays or CT in that it shows bone metabolism and cell activity in the bones. Bone scans are used to assess bone growth activity, bone remodeling activity and/or blood flow in the affected area(s).
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