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Pediatric Radiology Specialists in Spain

Hospitals and medical centers in Spain who have Pediatric Radiologyspecialists.
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Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.


Pediatric Radiology is available at HM Hospitales

Hospital General de Catalunya

idcsalud Hospital General de Catalunya provides medical services in over 25 specialties, being one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in Europe, with an excellent medical care capacity to carry out complex surgeries and medical conditions.


Pediatric Radiology is available at HGC

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital is one of the leading medical centers in Europe for childhood and adolescence medicine and offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to health care from birth through 21 years of age.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Barcelona Children’s Hospital

Clinica La Luz

The largest private hospital in Madrid, with over one hundred physicians providing tertiary medical services in over thirty medical specialties. The hospital is equipped to deal with the most complex of conditions, including oncology, neurosurgery and cardiac surgery.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Clinica La Luz

Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Hospital of Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.


Pediatric Radiology is available at Hospital Quirón Madrid

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About Pediatric Radiology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Pediatric Radiology?

This is a subspecialty of radiology which involves imaging of children. It takes into account that organs follow growth patterns and phases in a growing body from infants to adolescents.

Who is a Pediatric Radiologist?

This is a specialist who uses imaging techniques and equipment t diagnoses diseases and injuries in infants, children, and adolescents.


Pediatric radiologists have a degree from a medical school, at least one year of training in clinical medicine, four years training in diagnostic radiology, at least one year of training in the diagnosis of children using imaging equipment and additional years of training in the diagnosis of infants and children using imaging equipment.

What Do Pediatric Radiologists Do?
  • Pediatric c radiologists expertly select the best imaging technique to diagnose medical and surgical problems in children. Imaging techniques used in pediatric radiology include ultrasound d, x-ray, nuclear medicine, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
  • They ensure that the test is accurately and safely performed, interpret the results and make the appropriate diagnosis.
  • Pediatric radiologists have to be especially patient and friendly to help gain the child’s trust so as to perform the tests. Most will wear colorful uniforms and decorate their offices and equipment rooms with pictures that children like. They also use equipment designed for children which make the test more comfortable for the children and exposes them to minimal radiation.

Pediatric illnesses that require imaging include:
  • Leukemia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Meningitis
  • Wilms' tumor
  • Infant respiratory distress syndrome
  • Teratoma
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Greenstick fractures
  • Cardiovascular conditions
  • Urologic conditions
  • Chest and respiratory conditions
  • Gastrointestinal conditions
  • Skeletal conditions
  • Neurological conditions
  • Neonatal conditions
  • Orthopedic oncology conditions
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Oncology conditions
  • Traumatic injury

Imaging Technologies
  • Radiography and x-rays: These use electromagnetic radiation to view the body’s internal structure by creating images of the inside of the body. The images are usually in shades of black and white.
  • Ultrasound: This uses high-frequency waves to create images of the inside of the body. During the procedure, the image is displayed on a monitor.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): This method uses radio waves and a magnetic field to create images of tissue and organs inside your body.
  • Computerized Tomography (CT or CAT scan): This imaging technique examines inside the body and displays the anatomical details of blood vessels very clearly. A contrast agent may be used for clearer images.
  • Nuclear Imaging (SPECT): It provides high-resolution images that can be represented as cross-sectional slices in three dimensions.
  • Positron emission technology (PET/CT) Scan: This combines CT and PET in one machine to produce three dimension images that are very clear.

Before the procedure
  • If the child is old enough to understand you can explain to them why the test is being done to reduce their anxiety.
  • You can practice the positions they will be in during the procedure and tell them how the test will feel and describe the equipment that will be used.
  • You can suggest ways of staying calm such as counting and breathing deeply.

After the procedure
  • After the child has completed the tests your doctor will discuss with you the results and diagnosis and make an appropriate treatment plan.

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