X-Ray/Imaging Procedures

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C-Arm Monitor
C-Arm Monitor 

C-Arm
C-Arm

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Fluoro Room

Digital RF Room
Digital RF Room

 

General X-Ray/Radiography:
   Chest/Abdomen/Spine/Extremities

Fluoroscopic/Contrast X-Ray Procedures
Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
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   Images the Urinary System (kidneys,
   ureters, and bladder).
Preparation:
   1) Patients 70 years old and up, patients  
       with high blood pressure or known renal
       disease will need a lab test to   
       determine their creatinine level.
   2) Nothing to eat 4 hours prior to exam 
       time
   3) Clear liquids up to 2 hours prior to 
       exam time
   4) Continue to take all routine medications

Barium Swallow (BA Swallow).
Preparation:
There is no preparation for this procedure

Upper Gastro Intestinal Tract (UGI)
Preparation:
   1) Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
   2) Continue to take all routine
       medications with a little water
   3) No water 30 minutes before exam

Small Bowel Follow Through (SBFT)
Preparation:
   1) Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
   2) Continue to take all routine
       medications with a little water
   3) Be prepared to be at the hospital a
       minimum of 2-3 hours

Barium Enema (BE) - Images the Colon or Large Intestine.
Preparation:

   1) revised info
   2) Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
   3) Continue to take all routine
       medications with a little water

Voiding Cysto Urethrogram (VCUG) images the bladder
Preparation:

There is no preparation for this procedure, unless pediatric, and in that case see the ordering physician.

Myelogram (Images of Spinal Column)
Preparation:
   1) Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
   2) Myelogram Prep