MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Brain/Orbits - No eye makeup
  • Abdomen studies- Clear liquids after the evening meal the day before and nothing by mouth 2-3 hours before the exam.

All other exams, no prep required

 

CT: Computed Tomography

Any CT with I.V. contrast: nothing by mouth 3 hours prior.

  • Chest - No bowel prep; bring recent Chest x-rays for correlation and planning.
  • Abdomen - Clear liquids after the evening meal the day before and nothing by mouth 2-3 hours before the exam.
  • Pelvis - Clear liquids after the evening meal the day before the exam and nothing by mouth 2-3 hours before the exam.

All other exams, no prep required

 

XR: X-Ray

-No prep required

Walk-ins welcome!

 

US: Ultrasound

  • Abdomen/RUQ - Nothing by mouth 8 hours prior to exams.
  • Kidneys - Nothing by mouth after midnight.
  • Aorta - Nothing by mouth after midnight.
  • Pelvis - 32 ounces of water ½ to 1 hour prior to exam. Hold bladder.
  • Appendix - Nothing by mouth if possible.

All other exams, no prep required

 

DX: Bone Densitometry

- No calcium supplements 24 hours prior to exam.

 

C-Arm: Arthrography and Pain Management

-No prep required.