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Radiation therapy (also called radiation oncology) uses special kinds of energy waves or particles to fight cancer. Learn more about this treatment.

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure in which a radiologist inserts probes into lesions, usually tumors of the bone, to heat and destroy the tissue in that region.

Refractive Errors

Refractive errors affect vision and may require corrective lenses for correction or improvement. The most common refractive errors are astigmatism, hyperopia and myopia. Learn more about these conditions.

Renal Vascular Disease

Our specialists provide expert care for children with renal vascular disease. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the lower airways) and pneumonia in babies. Learn more about this condition.

Resynchronization Therapy for Cardiomyopathy

The medical team at Children's National is at the forefront of implanting biventricular pacemakers for improving cardiac function in children with cardiomyopathy. Physicians resynchronize the heart to improve cardiac function, as well as the patient's clinical status.

Retinal Disorders

A retinal disorder occurs when the retina malfunctions.Learn more about this condition and the treatment we offer.


Retinoblastoma is a rare cancer of the retina (the innermost layer of the eye, located at the back of the eye, that receives light and images necessary for vision).

Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retinopathy of prematurity is a problem of the blood vessels of the retina. Learn more about this condition.


Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that starts in the cells that develop into skeletal muscle cells. Learn more about this condition and the treatments we offer.