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Patient Instructions

For instructions to prepare for your appointment, please click the appropriate procedure above. Additional instructions for special procedures will be given when your appointment is made.

In addition, please bring your

  • OHIP Card
  • Requisition form your doctor. We cannot perform the procedure without this requisition form.

Abdomen AND Pelvic Ultrasound

  • Do not eat 10 hours prior to your examination.
  • One hour prior to your appointment, drink 40 fluid ounces (i.e. 5 glasses) of water only.
  • Do not urinate until the examination is completed as a full bladder is required.

Abdomen Only Ultrasound

  • Do not have anything to eat or drink after midnight.
  • For afternoon appointments, have a light breakfast (i.e. toast, tea or coffee).
  • No dairy products.

Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Test

No preparation is required.

Breast Ultrasound

Do not apply deodorant or talcum powder.

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

No preparation is required.

Obstetrics Ultrasound

  • One hour prior to your appointment, drink 40 fluid ounces (i.e. 5 glasses) of water, tea, coffee or juice.
  • Do not urinate until the examination is completed as a full bladder is required.
  • You may eat.

Pelvic Only Ultrasound

  • One hour prior to your appointment, drink 40 fluid ounces (i.e. 5 glasses) of water, tea, coffee or juice.
  • Do not urinate until the examination is completed as a full bladder is required.
  • You may eat.

Prostate (Transabdominal) Ultrasound

  • One hour prior to your appointment, drink 40 fluid ounces (i.e. 5 glasses) of water, tea, coffee or juice.
  • Do not urinate until the examination is completed as a full bladder is required.
  • You may eat.

Prostate (Transrectal) Ultrasound

  • Purchase Fleet Enema from the pharmacy. Take Fleet Enema 2 hours before your examination.
  • One hour prior to your appointment, drink 40 fluid ounces (i.e. 5 glasses) of water only.
  • Do not urinate until the examination is completed as a full bladder is required.

Testes Ultrasound

No preparation is required.

Thyroid Ultrasound

No preparation is required.

X-Ray

No preparation is required.