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Ultrasound

  • Monday – Friday 0800 – 1600 hours, plus evening and weekend appointments

  • 24 X 7 Urgent only Radiologist coverage

  • Abdomen, Pelvic, Small Parts, Breast, Obstetrical, Carotid Doppler, Venous Doppler

Preparations

Abdomen (gallbladder, kidneys, etc…)

  • 6 hrs prior to examination – nothing to eat or drink until examination completed 


Pelvis (both male and female patients)

  • Arrive with full bladder. Drink at least 3-4 (8oz. size) glasses of fluid (preferably water BUT NOT milk or other dairy products) 1 hour prior to the scheduled examination time 


Combined Abdomen and Pelvis

  • 6 hrs prior to examination – nothing to eat

  • Arrive with a full bladder. One hour before the scheduled examination time, drink 3-4 (8oz. size) glasses of fluid (preferably water BUT NOT milk or other dairy products)


Prostate (TRUSP)

  • Light breakfast only

  • Take fleet enema 2 hrs before your appointment

  • Empty your bladder before the test

  • Obtain a fleet enema from your pharmacy