WFPI Educational Poster Awards


Awards are given at the SPR annual meeting and are based in part on the content being most useful in promoting quality imaging that might be accessed in low-resource settings.  


Thoracic Ultrasound - Say What? A Special Diagnostic Tool in Pediatric Population

... Nowadays, the reduction of exposure to ionizing radiation in children is advocated by the “as low as reasonably achievable” (ALARA) principle, and therefore, ultrasound (US) has become the main investigation ... educational exhibit is to describe the normal artefacts produced by LUS in a healthy lung to distinguish them from pathologic patterns and the application of LUS in pediatric diseases and procedures (ultrasound-Guided ... Then, we present a spectrum of cases from two institutions in our country using ultrasound as the main method. ... Read more


Hospital da Crianca e Maternidade


Using Artificial Intelligence to Interpret Pneumonia CXR (chest X ray) Findings in Children with a Phone Application Platform

Purpose or Case Report: CXR is the most common imaging method to diagnose pneumonia in children in limited-resource settings. There is a need to simplify and expedite its interpretation. By using a machine learning model to first classify and interpret the pne... Read More

Meeting Name: SPR 2022 Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course



2021 award (IPR - Rome) 

  • Outstanding WFPI Educational Poster Award: A Pictorial Review of Radiological Findings in Suspected Physical Abuse in Children; Laura Marsland, Saira Haque; Departments of Radiology and Paediatrics, Kings College Hospital, London, UK


Outstanding WFPI Educational Poster Award: Pediatric Chest Wall Masses: Spectrum of Benign Findings on Ultrasound

Purpose or Case Report: A palpable finding along the chest wall is a frequent indication for pediatric ultrasound. Accurate identification of benign lesions can reassure families and appropriately triage patients who need follow-up, cross sectional imaging, or... Read More

Meeting Name: SPR 2020 Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course



  • Outstanding WFPI Radiographer Poster: Abdominal distention in a Newborn: Is it NEC?; Libby Schneeman, RDMS; Glenn Bloom, RDMS; Asef Khwaja, MD; Hansel J. Otero, MD; The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Outstanding Educational Poster: Don't Be Nervous About the Nerves!: A Sonographic Review of the Normal Appearance of Peripheral Nerves and the Spectrum of Disease Pathology That Can Affect Them; Jillian Krauss, MD and Jonathan Samet, MD; Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago


  • Outstanding WFPI Scientific Poster Award: Can ultrasound differentiate between right diaphragmatic hernia and eventration? Andrew Shold, Megan Marine, Brandon Brown, Brian Gray, Boaz Karmazyn, Indiana School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
  • Outstanding WFPI Radiographer Educational Poster Award: Transcranial Doppler of the neonatal brain: how, when, and why. Tara K. Cielma, Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC; Anjum N. Bandarkar, Dorothy I. Bulas


  • Outstanding WFPI Case Report Award: Cutaneous metastases of infantile choriocarcinoma can mimic infantile hemangioma both clinically and radiographically; Logan Dance, MD; Patricia Cornejo, MD; Mittun Patel, MD
  • Outstanding WFPI Educational Poster AwardClinical Application of Dual-Source; Dual-Energy CT in Children; Jing Qi, MD, Eric Eutsler, MD, and Marilyn Siegel, MD; Pediatric Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Outstanding WFPI Radiographer Educational Poster AwardA Sonographic walk-through:Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis; Tara K. Cielma, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(S), Anjum N. Bandarkar, MD, Adebunmi O. Adeyiga, MD,Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology,Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C.
  • Outstanding WFPI Scientific  Poster AwardOptimizing chest radiograph collimation in the neonatal intensive care unit: a departmental quality control initiative; Robben Schat, D.O., Tara Holm, M.D., Lei Zhang, Ph.D., Michael Murati, M.D.; Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota


  • Outstanding WFPI Education Poster Award: Lumps and bumps of the head and neck in neonates, infants and children: spectrum of imaging findings; G. Papaioannou MD, PhD, C. Meleti MD, E. Manopoulou MD, G. Magganas MD, S. Yarmentis MD, PhD, N. Kritikos MD, PhD, Mitera Maternity and Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece 
  • Outstanding WFPI Scientific Poster Award: Optimizing thresholds for computed tomography angiography in young children considered varying Hounsfield units at different tube voltages; Nagy, E; Marterer, R; Tschauner, S; Lindbichler, F; Sorantin, E, Medical University of Graz, Austria 
  • Outstanding WFPI Radiographer Educational Poster Award: Improving Lead Integrity Testing and Tracking; Barbara Karl RT(R) CT CV MR, Ellen Gray RT(R), Christina Sammet PhD, DABR, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL USA 

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