Pediatric radiology is devoted to the care of children, using advanced imaging equipment to assist pediatricians in determining the best way to assess a specific problem while minimizing radiation dose.
Pediatric radiologists are specially trained to understand the unique needs of children, parents, and pediatricians in the diagnostic process, with detailed knowledge of illnesses and medical conditions of infants and children. Dr. Delavan is subspecialty trained in pediatric radiology at Children’s Hospital Colorado, giving ERA unique expertise...
What is a varicocele?
A varicocele is a varicose vein of the testicle and scrotum that may cause pain and shrinking of the testicles. In healthy veins of the scrotum, a one-way valve allows blood to flow from the testicles and scrotum back to the heart. In a varicocele, the one-way valve has failed resulting in pooled blood and enlarged veins around the testicle.
What is Varicocele Embolization?
The enlarged veins found in a varicocele can be treated using embolization. In embolization a small tube called a catheter is inserted in the groin area...
Vascular Malformation Sclerotherapy/ Embolization
What are vascular malformations?
Vascular malformations are blood vessels that did not develop normally before birth. The abnormally developed vessels can be arteries or veins; they may even include lymph vessels. Even though these abnormal vessels are present at birth, you may not know you have them until later in life.
What are the symptoms?
Venous malformations (abnormal veins) can cause pain, swelling, or changes in skin color. They can also bleed or leak fluids. Arterial malformations (abnormal arteries) can cause pain and bleeding. They can...