Aorta, IVC, Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, Bile Ducts, Kidneys, Bladder, Spleen, Appendix/Bowel
A 6-8 hour fast is required. Please do not eat or drink past midnight the evening before your exam (including smoking and chewing gum). You may continue to take your medications as required with a few sips of water or juice. Every effort will be made to schedule abdominal exams in the morning to reduce the discomfort associated with fasting.
Pediatric Abdominal Ultrasound
A 4 hour fast is recommended. We understand that fasting for a child or infant can be distressing. Please withhold the last feed if possible. Every effort will be made to schedule your child's exam according to this schedule.