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Radiologie spécialisée
PREPARE FOR THE EXAM (CT-Scan)

Preparation:

For all scans with intravenous contrast medium, it is necessary to fast three hours prior to the exam. A renal function blood test (creatinine) may be necessary if there are risk factors such as age, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, etc.

For some abdominal scans, oral ingestion of water or barium may be required, depending on the clinical indication. Some abdominopelvic examinations require the placement of an endorectal cannula. This will be specified when the appointment is made.

If you have a medical history, it is important to let us know.

If you think you may be pregnant, please let us know. When in doubt, do a pregnancy test before arriving for the exam.

When arriving for your appointment, make sure you have:

  • The original request signed by your doctor.
  • Your health insurance card to check in for your appointment.
  • The payment method for your exam.
  • The images (on CD) and copies of the reports of previous exams related to your scheduled exam.

Please arrive 30 minutes early to receive a free parking coupon, available in front, and to check-in for your appointment.

Specifications:

Total CT exam duration: between 10 and 60 minutes, depending on the exam.

Digital device used: Siemens Biograph 16-detector system

Demande de rendez-vous rapide

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