Patient Forms & Information

Ultrasound (Echo, Sonogram)
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Abdomen (Aorta AAA, RUQ, Gallbladder, Liver, Pancreas or Spleen)

Do NOT have anything to eat or drink after midnight the evening before your examination. If you need to take medication which cannot wait until after the examination is over (usually about mid-morning), take it with a tiny sip of water. If you are a diabetic and cannot fast, please let us know in advance of your examination.

Anal – Sphincter

Purchase a Fleet Enema from your local pharmacy. The enema must be completed 3 hours prior to your study.

Appendix

No prep

Bladder (Pre/Post Voiding)

1 ½ hours prior to the procedure you must empty your bladder.  Over the next 30 minutes you must drink 32oz of water. We recommend you have something to eat. Maintain a full bladder

Breast

No prep

Celiac Artery

Do NOT have anything to eat or drink after midnight the evening before you examination. If you need to take medication which cannot wait until after the examination is over (usually about mid-morning), take it with a tiny sip of water. If you are a diabetic and cannot fast, please let us know in advance of your examination.   This test involves drinking a dairy product, if there is a history of dairy intolerance; please bring your own tolerable dairy product (6 ounces) to the appointment.

(For Infants – skip the last feeding and bring an empty bottle or sippy cup to the appointment.)

Extremity

No Prep

Fetal (up to 35 weeks)

1 ½ hours prior to the procedure you must empty your bladder.  Over the next 30 minutes you must drink 32oz of water. We recommend you have something to eat. Maintain a full bladder

Fetal (36 weeks or more)

No Prep

Hips(for Infant)

Please arrive ½ hour prior to procedure so baby can be fed. Please bring a bottle or mother may breast feed baby in a private dressing room.

Mesentary Artery

Do NOT have anything to eat or drink after midnight the evening before you examination. If you need to take medication which cannot wait until after the examination is over (usually about mid-morning), take it with a tiny sip of water. If you are a diabetic and cannot fast, please let us know in advance of your examination.  This test involves drinking a dairy product, if there is a history of dairy intolerance; please bring your own tolerable dairy product (6 ounces) to the appointment.

(For Infants – skip the last feeding and bring an empty bottle or sippy cup to the appointment.)

Pelvis (Pelvic, RLQ / LLQ)

1 ½ hours prior to the procedure you must empty your bladder.  Over the next 30 minutes you must drink 32oz of water. We recommend you have something to eat.  Maintain a full bladder.

Prostate (for size & volume only)

1 ½ hours prior to the procedure you must empty your bladder.  Over the next 30 minutes you must drink 32oz of water. We recommend you have something to eat.  Maintain a full bladder.

Pyloric Stenosis

Please skip baby’s last feeding. Bring a baby bottle of fluid, preferably water, although breast feeding mom’s may bring a bottle of breast milk.

Renal (Kidney)

No Prep

Renal if ordered with Bladder

1 ½ hours prior to the procedure you must empty your bladder.  Over the next 30 minutes you must drink 32oz of water. We recommend you have something to eat. Maintain a full bladder.

Scrotum (Testicular)

No prep

Thyroid/Parathyroid

No prep

Transvaginal (TV) only

No prep


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