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Did You Know?

Wake Radiology Rises Above

100-percent-board-certified ✔  100% of Wake Radiology radiologists maintain all required certifications through the American Board of Radiology.*

✔  All images are read and interpreted by a board certified, subspecialty trained radiologist.

*Most local and regional radiology options have 20% compliance with these standards. Public Policy Polling, 2012.

Badges of Honor

Wake Radiology is proud to have received the highest accreditations possible from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Learn more about our accreditations!

Pediatric Imaging Studies

Wake Radiology provides a full range of pediatric imaging services, from routine studies to those typically viewed as more complex or complicated. X-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and nuclear medicine exams and CT are all offered at our pediatric imaging center. All X-ray, CT and many ultrasound exams done for children at our other outpatient offices are sent to our outpatient pediatric imaging center. This West Raleigh office acts as a central hub in the evaluation of and collaboration on pediatric imaging exams. View definitions and prep instructions for select exams

Wake Radiology pediatric imaging services include the following:

Ultrasound, Including

  • Abdomen
  • Head
  • Pylorus
  • Appendix
  • Pelvis
  • Spine
  • Hip screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in newborns with breech presentation
  • Pelvis-adrenal for precocious puberty
  • Soft tissue

X-ray (AKA Plain Film)

  • Full range of diagnostic radiographs, including long-cassette scoliosis imaging and skeletal surveys

Low-dose Pulsed Fluoroscopy

  • Barium swallow
  • Modified barium swallow in conjunction with a speech pathologist
  • Contrast enema
  • Small bowel series
  • Chest and airways
  • Upper GI
  • Voiding cystourethrogram

Low-dose Computed Tomography (CT)

  • Wide range of specially tailored pediatric CT protocols that do not require sedation and minimize radiation exposure while maintaining image quality (the “right dose”)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • MRI and MRA performed at our Raleigh MRI office for children ages 6+ who do not require sedation (MRV?)
  • MR Enterography (MRE) performed at our Raleigh MRI and Cary locations

Nuclear Medicine

  • Bone scans (3-phase, whole body)
  • Cystograms (RNC)
  • Gastric emptying scans
  • Hepatobiliary scans (HIDA with CCK)
  • DMSA renal scans
  • Renal with diuretic (Lasix)
  • Thyroid scans
  • Meckel’s scans

Other

  • IR services, including biopsies performed by Wake Radiology interventional radiologists
  • Rheumatology injections performed by Wake Radiology orthopedic radiologists
  • Bone density scans including densitometry (DXA) interpreted by Wake Radiology ISCD-certified orthopedic radiologists
  • Wake Radiology also performs imaging work for patients with chronic diseases who need coordinated care at a tertiary care center

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