Your Test

Nearly every radiological test requires some degree of preparation on the patient’s part to ensure the most accurate results.

Computed Tomography Nothing to eat for 4 hours before the examination, but please drink at least 2-3 bottles of water to get well hydrated before the examination. Pick up barium on the business day before your examination.
MRCP Nothing by mouth for 4 hours before the examination.
Ultrasound For all ultrasounds of your abdomen, you should have nothing by mouth for 8 hours before the examination.
For pelvic ultrasounds we require a full bladder. Please consume 32 ounces of water 1 hour before the examination.
Mammography Before the examination, do not wear deodorant, talcum powder or lotion under your arms. Please bring your prior images for comparison.
Bone Density No Preparation.
Biopsy Bring prior images and reports one business day prior to your examination
MRI with Contrast Nothing to eat or drink for 4 hours before the test.