Children's Hospital Colorado

Neurodiagnostic Testing of the Brain, Spine and Nervous System

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Children’s Hospital Colorado offers the most advanced neurodiagnostic testing for the diagnosis, treatment and management of complex neurological conditions.

We use innovative techniques, with the kid-friendly support of child life specialists, to lessen the stress that tests can cause children and young adults. 

Our neurodiagnostic tests include:

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  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Evoked potentials
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (extended EEG and video monitoring)
  • Intra-operative monitoring
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Functional MRI (fMRI)
  • Magnetoencephalogram (MEG)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Single photon emission tomography (SPECT)
  • Wada
  • Lumbar puncture

Read more about these tests.

Information for healthcare professionals

Our hospital has the only American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) accredited pediatric EEG lab in the state of Colorado.

EEG, MRI and CT tests can be ordered directly by referring and primary care providers. These services are offered at our hospital on Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, North Campus in Broomfield, South Campus in Highlands Ranch and at locations across the state. 

Learn why parents choose our Neuroscience Institute.

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