Please report to Admitting 15 minutes before your scheduled exam time.
PURPOSE: A Neonate Head is performed if there is prematurity, or for Hydrocephalus.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Neonate will be scanned lying down on a cart. A sterile gel will be applied to the neonate's head for imaging. The transducer is gently placed on the fontonelle (soft spot) for imaging purposes. A series of images will be obtained which will be read by a Radiologist.
TIME FRAME: 15 - 20 minutes
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS: None
IF YOU ARE PREGNANT, INFORM THE TECHNOLOGIST BEFORE THE EXAM.