This page explains about using the Ponseti technique to correct talipes (clubfoot) and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to have this procedure. It explains how the technique works and what to expect when your child has this treatment.
An MIBG scan is used to look for uncontrolled or abnormal cell growth in the body. It works by injecting a substance called an isotope into your child’s veins. The MIBG scan is named after the chemical ‘iodine-131-metaiodobenzylguanidine’ or MIBG for short, to which the isotope is attached.