Imaging Group of Delaware, St. Francis Hospital, 7th and Clayton Streets, Wilmington, DE

Preparation Instructions

Upper GI study or small bowel: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight

IVP or Barium Enema: Be sure to get instructions and medication at least 3 days before your appointment

Do not wear any deodorant, body powder, perfume, or lotion on the day of the exam
Please bring your last mammogram films with you if not done at St. Francis.

Bone Density
No minerals, calcium, or vitamins one day prior to the exam

Abdominal & Gall Bladder: No solid food for eight hours preceding your scheduled appointment

Pelvic (Pregnancy or Bladder): Drink (4) eight-ounce glasses of water one hour before your schedule appointment. Do NOT empty your bladder.

Nuclear Medicine
Cardiac Stress: Light cardiac breakfast, NO caffeine, NO potassium

Thyroid: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight

Gallbladder: Fast for two-hours before your appointment

Gastric Emptying: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight

Contrast dye may be injected into your arm. If you have severe allergies or asthma, please let your doctor know.

Coronary CT Angiography
NO caffeine 24-hours prior to the study. NO food three hours prior to the study, except for medications. NO impotence medication should be taken within 24-hours. Let physician know of any history of kidney problems or contrast allergies.

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