*The following are general guidelines. Upon making your appointment, please ask if additional preparations are needed before your procedure.*
No preparation is required. For your comfort, you may wish to wear comfortable clothing without metal closures.
Non contrast: no special preparations. Contrast studies: No food for 4 hours before the exam. Clear liquids may be consumed up to 1 hour before the exam.
Abdomen/Gallbladder: Do not eat or drink anything for 6 hours prior to the exam. Pelvic ultrasound: You will need a full bladder. Do not urinate 1 hour prior to your appointment time. Drink 32 ounces of fluid 1 hour prior to your appointment time. Do not urinate until after the exam.
Do not use powders, deodorants, lotions, or perfume on the day of your exam. These products may contain substances that show up on x-ray film and could cause an unsatisfactory exam. Please bring your most recent mammogram if it was done at another facility.
Avoid calcium supplements 24 hours prior to your exam. If possible, wear a 2 piece outfit so you will not need to disrobe entirely and avoid wearing clothing with metal zippers, buttons, etc.
No preparation is needed