Preparation for a CT Scan

Preparation for Head (including inner ears), Spine, Sinuses, Extremities CT:
  1. These examinations require no preparation
Preparation for Regular Abdomen and/or Pelvis CT:
  1. DO NOT eat for 2 hours prior to your appointment time.
  2. DO NOT empty your bladder for ½ hour prior to your appointment time.
  3. You may drink.
Preparation for Chest CT:
  1. DO NOT eat for 2 hours prior to your appointment time.
  2. You may drink
Preparation for Abdomen CT for Kidney Stones (Renal Colic:
  1. No Fasting Required
  2. DO NOT Empty your bladder for 1 hour prior to your appointment