CT Scan

CT Abdomen/pelvis without IV contrast

  1. Please pick up a bottle of EZ CAT from the Outpatient or Radiology departments.
  2. The night before the exam, empty the contents of the EZ CAT bottle into a large container. Fill the EZ CAT bottle twice with water and mix with the EZ CAT in the container.
  3. Drink half of the mixture between 6 & 8 pm the night before your exam and refrigerate the other half.
  4. One hour before your appointment time drink the remaining EZ CAT solution.
  5. Report to the Imaging Department a few minutes before your exam time.

CT Abdomen with IV contrast

CT Abdomen/pelvis with IV contrast
 

  1. Please have lab work done if needed (Your physician will order if needed).
  2. Please pick up a bottle of EZ CAT from the Outpatient or Radiology Departments.
  3. The night before the exam empty the contents of the EZ CAT bottle into a large container. Fill the EZ CAT bottle twice with water and mix with the EZ CAT in the container.
  4. Drink half of the mixture between 6 & 8 pm the night before your exam and refrigerate the other half.
  5. Do not have anything to eat or drink other than the EZ CAT for four hours prior to your exam.
  6. One hour before your appointment time drink the remaining EZ CAT solution.
  7. Report to the Imaging Department a few minutes before your exam time.

Chest without IV contrast

There is no preparation prior to this exam.

Chest with IV contrast

Do not have anything to eat or drink for 4 hours prior to the exam.

CT Head without contrast:

There is no preparation prior to this exam.

CT Sinuses:

There is no preparation prior to this exam.

CT Abdomen/Pelvis Kidney Stone Protocol:

There is no preparation prior to this exam.

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