What is the purpose of imaging studies for my baby in the NICU?

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Your baby may have occasional imaging studies while she is in the NICU. Imaging procedures allow your doctor to track your baby’s progress and be aware of any special conditions that may be present.

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Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic imaging includes ultrasounds, X-rays, CT scans and MRIs. These create images of different parts of the body and aid in diagnosing diseases and conditions allowing for a course of treatment to be prescribed. Learn more a...

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