Preparations

Before you arrive for your scheduled appointment, please take note of the following information:

MRI (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING)

Please call our office before your appointment if any of the following apply:

Surgical vascular clips                      IVC Filter

   Breast Tissue Expander                   Pacemaker

                    Neurostimulators               Silver Backed Dermal Patches

         Cochlear implants                           Penile Implants

DO NOT WEAR EYE MAKE-UP. MUSIC IS AVAILABLE DURING THE EXAMINATION

 

CT SCAN

For contrast administration please supply Bun/Creat. Levels and inform us if you are diabetic and take Glucophage or Glucovance.

CT and IVP Information:

BUN:                                  ____________

CREAT:                             ____________

Date of Blood Work:      ____________

Asthmatic or Allergic Patients, please pre medicate.

Diabetic Patients needing contrast, please alert our office at the time of your appointment.

 

Biopsy

BIOPSIES ARE PERFORMED AT 1820 MADISON AVENUE ONLY!

Wear comfortable bra the day of the exam

Avoid taking any blood thinner 7-14 days before the exam please confirm with your physician that it is OK for you to do. some patients take aspirin for their blood pressure. some people can’t stop taking it because their blood pressure will rise

Allergies to local anesthetic?

 

Abdominal Sonogram:

Nothing to eat or drink 4 hours prior to exam.

 

OB and Pelvic Sonogram

1-1/2 hours before exam, drink 4 large glasses of water.

Do not empty bladder, full bladder required.

 

DEXA

No calcium pills, vitamins with calcium or dairy products on the day of exam.