Radiating Hope: Radiology Department Blog


My MRI, from a child’s perspective

My MRI, from a child’s perspective

Sarhea is my 9-year-old daughter. She has cystic fibrosis and occasionally has to get different studies done in our Department of Radiology. The most recent was an MRI exam used to look at her liver. She wanted to write a blog post to help other kids who may need an MRI too:

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Contributions by Sarhea Kaupp and edited by Sarah Kaupp, (RRA).

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About the author: Alex Towbin

Alex is a radiologist and the Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics. In this role, he helps to manage the information systems used by the Radiology department. Clinically, Alex is the Assistant Director of thoracoabdominal imaging. His research interests include liver disease, liver tumors, inflammatory bowel disease, and appendicitis.