Pneumonia in Children: Ultrasound or X-Rays? -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Pneumonia in Children: Ultrasound or X-Rays?

Interview with Dr. Jörg Detlev Moritz, Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Director of Pediatric Radiology


Image: Smiling man with glasses and beard - Dr. Jörg Detlev Moritz; Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein

Dr. Jörg Detlev Moritz; © Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein

Image: A physician is holding an X-ray image in her hand; Copyright:

Because of the X-radiation, an X-ray examination involves many risks especially for children; ©

Image: Children playing outside, getting wet in the water; Copyright: ltd

Childrean are especially vulnerable to pneumonia; © ltd

Image: Olga Wart; © Rolf Stahl