Ultrasound

Right Upper Quadrant/Gallbladder

  • No food or drink after midnight for at least 6 hours before your exam

Abdomen

  • No food or drink after midnight for at least 6 hours before your exam

Pelvic

  • Drink 32 ounces of liquid in ten minutes, one hour before your exam

Renal/Bladder Kidney

  • Drink 32 ounces of liquid one hour before your exam

OB

  • Drink 32 ounces of liquid in ten minutes, one hour before your exam

OB less than 14 weeks

  • Drink 32 ounces of liquid in ten minutes, one hour before your exam

OB for growth (size>dates)/fluid

  • Drink 32 ounces of liquid in ten minutes, one hour before your exam

Abdomen/Pelvic under the age of 18

  • Drink 32 ounces of liquid in ten minutes, one hour before your exam

Aorta

  • Light meal

Nuclear Medicine

Liver/SpleenĀ Scan

  • No food or drink at least 6 hours before your exam

HIDA (Gallbladder) Scan

  • No food or drink at least 6 hours before your exam
  • Narcotic pain medications may interfere with testin, avooid 4-6 hours prior to exam

Renal (Kidneys) Scan

  • Drink 32 ounces of water in ten minutes, one hour before your exam

CT

CTA Chest

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Chest w/ and w/o contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Chest w/ contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CTA of the Head

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Soft Tissue Neck w/ and w/o contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Soft Tissue Neck w/ contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Maxillofacial w/ and w/o contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Maxillofacial w/ contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT IAC, Orbits w/ and w/o contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT IAC, Orbits w/ contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Head w/ and w/o contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Head w/ contrast

  • No food or drink 4 hours before exam

CT Chest/Abdomen/Pelvis

  • No food or drink 6 hours before exam
  • Patient to pick up Barium before appointment
  • Patient to drink half of Barium 2 hours before appointment, and the other half 30 minutes before appointment.

CT Abdomen/Pelvis w/ contrast

  • No food or drink 6 hours before exam
  • Patient to pick up Barium before appointment
  • Patient to drink half of Barium 2 hours before appointment, and the other half 30 minutes before appointment.

CT Cardiac Score

  • No caffeine, nicotine, or exercise 2 hours before appointment