A salivagram is a nuclear medicine test that shows the flow of saliva from the mouth through the esophagus and stomach.
How Children’s Hospital Boston approaches salivagrams
The Division of Nuclear Medicine at Children’s is committed to providing a safe, comfortable and child-friendly atmosphere with:
- specialized nuclear medicine physicians with expertise in interpreting salivagrams in children of all ages
- certified nuclear medicine technologists with years of experience imaging children and teens
- equipment adapted for pediatric use, which means age-appropriate care for children
- protocols that keep radiation exposure as low as reasonably achievablewhile assuring high image quality.