MAMMOGRAPHY PREPARATIONS


NO POWDER OR DEODORANT

ULTRASOUND PREPARATIONS

ABDOMEN ULTRASOUND

• FAST FOR 8 HOURS, EAT A FAT FREE DINNER THE NIGHT BEFORE
YOUR APPOINTMENT
• NO DAIRY PRODUCTS OR FRIED FOODS
• NO CARBONATED DRINKS 12 HOURS BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT
• NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT THE NIGHT BEFORE
EXCEPT WATER
• DO NOT EAT BREAKFAST

OBSTETRICAL ULTRASOUND

• FOR LESS THAN 12 WEEKS: DRINK 4-5 GLASSES OF WATER
(OR 2 SMALL BOTTLES) OF CLEAR FLUID (WATER,JUICE,BLACK
COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE FINISHED ONE HOUR BEFORE
YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME. YOU MUST EAT BREAKFAST/LUNCH


• FOR 12/18 WEEKS/FOR OVER 18 WEEKS DRINK 2 GLASSES
(OR 1 SMALL BOTTLE) OF CLEAR FLUID (WATER, JUICE, BLACK
COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE FINISHED ONE HOUR BEFORE
YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME. YOU MUST EAT BREAKFAST/LUNCH

PELVIS ULTRASOUND (ALL TYPES)

•DRINK 4-5 GLASSES OF WATER (OR 2 SMALL BOTTLES) OF CLEAR
  FLUID (WATER, JUICE, BLACK COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE FINISHED
 ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME.
• DO NOT VOID – A FULL BLADDER IS NECESSARY FOR THE
   EXAMINATION
• NO FASTING NECESSARY

NUCHAL TRANSLUCENCY - IPS

• DRINK 3 GLASSES OF WATER (OR 1.5 SMALL BOTTLES) OF
CLEAR FLUID (WATER, JUICE, BLACK COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE
FINISHED ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME.
• YOU MUST BRING ALL THE PAPERS FROM YOUR DOCTOR
(BLOOD WORK REQUISITION, I.P.S. SCR

ABDOMEN AND PELVIS ULTRASOUND TOGETHER

• EAT A FAT FREE DINNER THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR
APPOINTMENT
• NO DAIRY PRODUCTS OR FRIED FOODS
• NOTHING TO EAT AFTER MIDNIGHT THE NIGHT BEFORE
• DRINK 4-5 GLASSES OF WATER (OR 2 SMALL BOTTLES) OF CLEAR
FLUID (WATER, JUICE, BLACK COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE
FINISHED ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME
• DO NOT VOID –

PROSTATE -TRANSRECTAL ULTRASOUND

• PURCHASE A FLEET ENEMA FROM THE PHARMACY AND FOLLOW
THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE PACKAGE
• SELF ADMINISTER THE ENEMA 2 HOURS BEFORE YOUR
APPOINTMENT TIME
• DRINK 4-5 GLASSES OF WATER (OR 2 SMALL BOTTLES) OF CLEAR
FLUID (WATER, JUICE, BLACK COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE
FINISHED ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME.
• DO NOT VOID A FULL BLADDER IS NECESSARY FOR THE
EXAMINATION

NO PREPARATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE FOLLOWING

• SCROTAL/TESTICULAR ULTRASOUND
• THYROID ULTRASOUND
• MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND (ANY TYPE)

HYSTEROSONOGRAM

• DRINK 3 GLASSES OF WATER (OR 1.5 SMALL BOTTLES) OF CLEAR
FLUID (WATER, JUICE, BLACK COFFEE OR BLACK TEA) TO BE
FINISHED ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME.
• OCCASIONALLY, PATIENT MIGHT EXPERIENCE SOME CRAMPING
DURING OR AFTER HYSTEROSONOGRAM. SHE MAY TAKE
1-2 TABLETS OF IBUPROFEN (TYLENOL OR ADVIL) 1 HOUR
BEFORE OR AFTER THE PROCEDURE IF NEEDED.

PULMONARY FUNCTION

• PLEASE AVOID SMOKING ON THE DAY OF YOUR TEST
• DO NOT USE BRONCHODILATORS ON THE DAY OF YOUR TEST

• PLEASE BRING A LIST OF CURRENT MEDICATIONS

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

• Bone Scan, Liver/Spleen Scan
   – No preparation
• Gastric Emptying
   – Nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours before the test
   – Inform the technologist of any allergy to eggs
   – Diabetics should bring their insulin

• Renal Scan
   – Drink 1 litre of water before your test
   – Use the washroom as it needed
• Thyroid Scan
   – Check with your physician about stopping any medication
• Hepatobiliary Scan
   – Nothing to eat or drink for 4 hours before the test

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

• ECG – No preparation
Stress ECG
  – Bring running shoes, shorts or comfortable clothing
  – Check with your doctor to see if you should stop any of your
     medications 24 hours prior to your test
  – You can have a light breakfast
• Nuclear Stress Test – Persantine (2-Day Test)
  – As above in Stress ECG, plus…
  – No caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate) 12 hours prior to the test
  – No smoking for 2 hours prior to the test

• Nuclear Stress Test –Treadmill Test (2-Day Test)
  – As above in Nuclear Stress Test – Persantine, plus…
  – For best results beta-blockers/calcium channel
     blockers should be discontinued 48 hours prior to the
     stress portion of the test.
My physician has indicated that:
  – B.B/C.C.B. may be withheld
  – B.B/C.C.B. must not be withheld
  – Resume any discontinued medications when test is complete
• Echocardiogram – No preparation

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

1. Please advise us if you are diabetic
2. Come to your appointment with an interpreter, if required
3. Young children must be accompanied by an adult
Visit our web site – www.ontdc.com – for more information

To Book an appointment

Take a picture of your Requisition and text it to 647-490-8991 or call us at 905-279-1144

What out Customers Say About Us?

5/5
The Office Administrator is amazingly kind and welcoming. The Staff that perform the Ultrasound made me feel very comfortable during the test. The booking assistance was patient and helpful.
LOCAL GUIDE
5/5
I recommend this radiology clinic. Had a nice experience for my ultrasound and xray and didn't have to wait long at all. The staff here, especially the technician I had were very friendly and efficient.
ANTHONY MARTIN
in the centre of the city

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