Q- Will I be put to sleep?
A- No. Patients are awake for the procedure, although patients may be given some
medication to help them relax. Patients are monitored constantly during their
Q- Are these procedures safe?
A- These exams are considered to be invasive procedures, however, the risk is small
and they are considered to be relatively safe. The Radiologist will discuss the risks
in greater detail on the day of the exam.
Q- Can I go home the same day?
A- The majority of these exams are done on an out-patient basis and the patient is
usually discharged later that day.