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Cardiac Imaging

Children's is a national leader in congenital heart disease imaging. The pediatric echocardiography laboratory performs approximately 14,000 studies annually.

Pediatric cardiac M R I at Children's in Washington DC, noninvasive imaging for diagnosing and treating congenital heart disease.

Cardiac MRI

Learn how we’re working with the National Institutes of Health to reduce or eliminate radiation exposure using advanced cardiac MRI technology.

Functional Imaging

Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.

Intraoperative CT imaging

Our orthopaedic experts use intraoperative CT imaging to provide a safe, effective orthopaedic surgery.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a diagnostic procedure to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body to diagnose problems in the body. Learn more about this condition.


A biopsy is a procedure to remove a tissue sample or cells from the body. The sample is then checked under a microscope. Learn more about his procedure.

Cecostomy Tube

Patients who have trouble passing along fecal content can use a cecostomy tube. Learn how a cecostomy tube is inserted and what to expect from this procedure.

Central Line

A central line can be placed for many reasons ranging from administration of antibiotics or chemotherapy to performing dialysis or pheresis, which are different ways to filter the blood. Learn more about central lines.


Learn how we use cholecystostomy to treat infected gallbladders.