Radiology

Magnetoencephalography (MEG) at the nation’s top children’s hospital

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the only pediatric institution in the country with two MEG machines.MEG scanner
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Medically refractory epilepsy is among many devastating illnesses where surgical resection can be highly beneficial, if not curative. When brain surgery is considered, accurate determination of whether surgery may be effective is crucial to patient counseling.

An expert team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia offers highly accurate MEG evaluations for adult and pediatric patients with epilepsy, brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, and other brain conditions that may benefit from accurate pre-operative functional evaluation.

Advantages of MEG

Advantages of MEG at CHOP

 We hope you will consider referring your adult and pediatric patients to the CHOP Lurie Family Foundation's MEG Imaging Center. For more information, please call (267) 426-7926 or (267) 426-7927. We look forward to helping you help your patients.

 

 

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