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Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Body Imaging

The body imaging section performs all the abdominal and pelvic CT, MRI, ultrasound imaging, and special procedures in the NIH Clinical Center for patients under numerous NIH protocols. The body imaging section provides both elective and emergency examinations and evaluations for NIH protocol patients. Current facilities include dual source multidetector CT (MDCT), 320 and 256 slice MDCT, and 64 slice CT. Multiple state-of-the-art MRI scanners are available, including three 3T units and two 1.5T scanners, with an additional 3T obesity scanner being installed. Digital Radiography, ultrasound and digital mammography services and biopsy are also provided.

Members of the body imaging section provide consultations for physicians and participate in many of the conferences of the Clinical Center and the Institutes. Areas of interest and specialization include cardiovascular imaging, breast imaging, 3D processing and visualization, body MRI and genetic imaging.

Body Imaging Staff:

For more information on consultations or protocol development at NIH, contact:
Dr. Elizabeth Jones
Acting Director
Associate Director, Clinical Operations
Radiology and Imaging Sciences

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This page last updated on 10/13/2017

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