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Preparation

In order to perform this examination satisfactorily, we ask that you follow the preparation instructions below. Choose from the following procedures for your preparation instructions:

Pelvic Sonogram
Start drinking 32 ounces of water one and one-half hours before your appointment, and finish water one hour before study. Do not empty your bladder until study is completed.

Early OB
Start drinking 32 ounces of water one and one-half hours before your appointment, and finish water one hour before study. Do not empty your bladder until study is completed.

Obstetric Sonogram
Start drinking 20 ounces of water one and one-half hours before your appointment, and finish water one hour before study. Do not empty your bladder until study is completed.

Abdominal, Abdominal & Retroperitoneal Sonogram, Complete Abdominal Sonogram
No foods or liquids after midnight of the night before your examination.

Renal Sonogram
Start drinking 20 ounces of water one and one-half hours before your appointment, and finish water one hour before study. Do not empty your bladder until study is completed.

Abdomen & Pelvic Sonogram
No foods or liquids after midnight of the night before your examination. Start drinking 32 ounces of water one and one-half hours before your appointment, and finish water one hour before study. Do not empty your bladder until study is completed.

Pelvic & Endovaginal Sonogram
Start drinking 32 ounces of water one and one-half hours before your appointment, and finish water one hour before study. Do not empty your bladder until study is completed.