NEWS & INSIGHTS

Ultrasound

Sep 10 |

ABDOMEN: No eating or drinking (smoking or chewing gum) for 8 hours before your appointment.

PELVIC: You must completely drink 34 oz (or 1 litre) of water 1 hour before your appointment. Do not empty your bladder before the examination.

ABDOMEN & PELVIC: No eating or drinking for 8 hours before your appointment. HOWEVER, you must completely drink 34 oz (or 1 litre) of water 1 hour before your appointment. Do not empty your bladder before the examination.

OBSTETRIC: You must completely drink 34 oz (or 1 litre) of water 30 minutes before your appointment. Do not empty your bladder before the examination.

PROSTATE (TRANSRECTAL): Use a Fleet enema 2 hours before the examination (kit may be purchased at your pharmacy). You must completely drink 34 oz (or 1 litre) of water 1 hour before your appointment.

RENAL: No eating or drinking for 3 hours before your appointment.

RENAL & BLADDER: No eating for 3 hours before your appointment. Start drinking 34 oz (or 1 litre) of water 1.5 hours before your appointment and finish it 1 hour before your appointment. Do not empty your bladder before the examination.

OTHER: No preparation required for the following exams: Thyroid, Breast, Scrotum, Extremity and Vascular Ultrasound.