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CT SCAN ABDOMEN PLAIN AND I.V CONTRAST

CTs are used to detect and diagnose many different issues, including:

• Cancers

• Enlarged Lymph Nodes and masses

• Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Disease

• Back Problems

• Pulmonary Blood Clots

• Musculoskeletal disorders

• Appendicitis and other infectious disease

Brain or Chest

Any exam with contrast, nothing to eat or drink  2-4 hours before exam.

Abdomen and/or Pelvis

Pick up Prep Kit from Reno Diagnostic Centers or your doctor at least one day prior to exam. The barium contrast you have been given will taste better if refrigerated. Please be advised that the prep may cause mild to severe diarrhea. It is extremely important that you drink all of the barium, and at the specified times. We realize this is a lot to drink; however, the contrast is important  is necessary to distinguish the bowel loops from other tissues.

• You may have a light meal up to 4 hours prior to your exam.

• You may take your medications up to the time of your exam with as little fluid as possible.

Abdomen Exam/450ml

• Drink 300ml (approximately 10 ounces) of barium contrast 1.5 hours prior to your appointment.

• Drink the remaining 150ml 30 minutes prior to your exam.

Pelvis Exam, Or, Abdomen and Pelvis Exam/900ml

For Morning Pelvis or Abdomen/Pelvis Exams BEFORE to 9:00AM

• Drink 300ml barium 3 hours prior to exam OR at bedtime the night prior to your exam.

• Drink 300ml barium 1.5 hours prior to exam.

• Drink 300ml barium 30 minutes prior to exam.

For Afternoon Pelvis or Abdomen/Pelvis Exams AFTER 9:00AM:

• Drink 300ml barium 3 hours prior to exam.

• Drink 300ml barium 1.5 hours prior to exam.

• Drink 300ml barium 30 minutes prior to exam.