Ultrasound Preparation

Aorta 

Nothing to eat or drink 6-8 hours prior to the exam.

Abdominal / RUQ Ultrasound 

Nothing to eat or drink 6-8 hours before the exam.

Renal Ultrasound 

Nothing to eat or drink 6 hours before the exam.

Transvaginal 

No preparation necessary.

Pelvic only 

Drink 32 ozs of fluid within 1 hours immediately preceding the exam time. Do not empty bladder; the bladder should be very full for this exam.

Carotid 

No preparation necessary.

Venous 

No preparation necessary. 

Quick Reference

Wake Forest Baptist Imaging

Phone 336-765-5722
Fax 336-765-5723
Billing 866-591-5559

265 Executive Park
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
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