Please read any instructions given to you by your doctor, or provided by us.
Wear clothing that will provide easy access to the area that is being imaged.
Please bring any previous imaging examination films with you, for comparison.
If you have diabetes, or you are on any medications prescribed by your doctor, please contact us to ensure that there are no special requirements prior to your examination.
You will need to fast (have nothing to eat or drink) for eight hours prior to the examination. This ensures there is no food or fluid covering the area that is to be examined.
Renal (kidney related) ultrasound:
Please drink 750 – 1000 mL of water, one hour prior to the procedure and do not go to the toilet after drinking the fluid.
Vascular (blood vessel related) ultrasound:
No preparation is required for the following ultrasound examinations:
(Please note we do not offer gynaecological and obstetric scans)