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Please notify your doctor if you have any allergy to iodine or intravenous contrast, if so you need to be pre medicated 24 hours prior to your exam and will need a driver. Your physician must call (310) 301 6800 for pre medication instructions.
For diabetic patients: If you are taking GLUCOVANCE, GLUCOPHAGE or METFORMIN (generic), you will need to stop taking these medications the day of your examination and up to a minimum of 48 hours after the examination. Please notify your doctor for replacement medicines.
Female pat michael kors watch ients must notify their physician if they are or think they might be pregnant, for further instructions.
A blood test (Creatinine) is required within 6 weeks of CT examinations ordered with IV Contrast, unless waived by the requesting physician AND clearly documented on the CT order.
CT Procedure Screening Questionnaire
Protocol for Management of Patients with Iodine Allergy or Known Allergy to CT IV Radiographic Contrast Media
Protocol for Management of Patients Taking Metformin Scheduled for CT Studies with IV Radiographic Contrast MediaCT Abdominal Pelvis IV and Oral Preparation:
Patient must arrive 1 hour prior to the scheduled exam.
Avoid food or drink 3 hours before the scheduled exam.
Avoid Caffeine, 4 hours prior to the scheduled exam time.
Avoid food or dr michael kors watch ink 3 hours before the scheduled exam time.
Patient must arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled exam.
CT Virtual Colonography Preparation:
A prep kit will be mailed to patients 3 days prior to the scheduled exam date
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