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Patient Preparation for Ultrasound Examinations

human_logoFor ultrasound examinations it is advisable to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.

Ultrasound - Upper Abdomen

Abstinence from food and smoking six hours before the test.

Ultrasound - Upper and Lower Abdomen

Abstinence from food and smoking six hours before the test.

For lower abdomen examination it is necessary that the bladder is full of urine. For this reason:

  • 2 hours before the test, will urinate last time and then drink 6.5 cups of water, gradually during one hour.
  • Avoid to urinate again until the time of examination. If you must, you can partially urinate (count up to 5 and then stop urinating).

Ultrasound - Kidney, Bladder, Prostate

2 hours before the test will urinate last time and then drink 5.6 cups of water, gradually during one hour.
Avoid to urinate again until the time of examination. If you must, you can partially urinate (count up to 5 and then stop urinating).

Ultrasound - Inner Genital, Inferior Vena

2 hours before the test will urinate last time and then drink 5.6 cups of water, gradually during one hour.
Avoid to urinate again until the time of examination. If you must, you can partially urinate (count up to 5 and then stop urinating).

Color Ultrasound - Triplex Lower Limb Extremity Arteries

Attend the examination rested, do not walk long distances before the examination.

Color Ultrasound - Triplex Aorta and Renal Arteries

Abstinence from food and smoking six hours before the test.