PATIENT INFORMATION

MULTI-SLICE CT SCAN:  PREPARATION PROCEDURES

 

Abdomen and Pelvis Exam (Except for Kidney Stone):

Exams scheduled between 9:00am and 3:30pm:
Please shake and drink half of the bottle of barium contrast material at 10:00pm the evening before your exam. Shake and drink one full bottle one hour before the exam. Please bring the remaining half bottle of barium contrast to your exam. You will finish drinking it before your study.

Exams scheduled 3:45pm and later:
Please shake and drink half of bottle of barium contrast material at 10:00am the morning of the exam. Shake and drink the other half one hour before exam.

Exams scheduled between 9:00am and 11:15am:
Have nothing to eat or drink after midnight before your study.

Exams scheduled 12:00pm and later:
Have a light breakfast with no dairy products before 9:00am.
Must pick-up prep for abdomen and pelvis studies at Brems Imaging Center or Kings Court Imaging Center.

All Other Exams (except abdomen, pelvis and sinuses):
Nothing to eat or drink 4 hours prior to appointment time.

Important Things to Remember:

Notify your physician and HRA's staff if you think you are or if there is a chance you may be pregnant or breast-feeding.

Please arrive for the test metal free; do not wear any clothes that have metal buttons, snaps, zippers, etc.

Please arrive for exam 10 minutes early to verify registration information and provide further health information for your exam.

Bring your insurance card, PHOTO ID, Dr.'s orders, and/or referral on the day of your exam.

Bring prior x-rays or scans from other imaging centers with you on the day of your exam, if you are instructed to do so.

Make sure all account balances that are patient responsibility are paid in full.
You can check your account with our billing department by calling (908) 806-2700.


HUNTERDON RADIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES.
BECAUSE "GOOD ENOUGH" SIMPLY ISN'T.