January 21, 2019  
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How to prepare for your examination
All Exams
  •  Are you pregnant?  If yes, please notify the scheduler so that we can verify with the radiologist that you can proceed with your exam.
  •  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your exam.
  •  Please contact our office at 281-453-7999 if you have any questions or to cancel or reschedule.
  •  There is a $50 charge for appointments not cancelled with a 24 hour notice.
Bone Scan
  • Drink plenty of fluids prior to your exam.
Gastric Emptying
  • Nothing to eat or drink 6 hours prior to your exam.
  • Eat a light meal the night before and morning of your exam.
Hida Scan
  •  Nothing to eat or drink 4 hours prior to scan. 
  •  No Demerol or Morphine 6 hours prior
  •  You will be responsible for paying a $75 fee at the time of scheduling you’re your Kinovac injection. This is not covered by insurance.  This amount is in addition to the Scan charges.
Liver / Spleen Scan
Muga Scan
  • No Prep
Renal Scan
  • Do not take blood pressure medications the morning of exam.
  •   Drink 2 glasses of water before your appointment.
Renal Scan with Captrpril
  • Same prep as Renal Scan. In addition, stay off the Ace Inhibitor for 48 hours prior to the scan.
Thyroid Scan
  •  Do not take any thyroid medications 4 weeks prior to exam.
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