Fluoroscopy

(201) 392-3518

Monday-Friday
7:00am-7:00pm

A fluoroscopy is a type of imaging test that shows a continuous X-ray image on a monitor, like an x-ray movie. During this procedure, a beam is passed through the body and then the image is broadcasted to a monitor so that the movement of the body part can be seen in detail.

(201) 392-3518

Monday-Friday
7:00am-7:00pm

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for digestive problems.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Image Requirements:
If you were recently seen for this problem, please bring in copies of any other images or reports.

Fasting Requirements:
NPO after midnight the previous evening. Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for digestive problems.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
NPO after midnight the previous evening.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for swallowing problems.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat the morning of the exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for swallowing problems.

This exam is set up through Speech Pathology. You will be asked to eat crackers with contrast on them. 

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
NPO after midnight the previous evening. 

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for large intestine problems.

If you have a colostomy, please let us know so we may alert the technologist.

Prep Instructions:
Purchase Fleet Prep Kit #2 in a local pharmacy, and follow 18-hour prep instructions.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat the morning of the exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for large intestine problems.

If you have a colostomy, please let us know so we may alert the technologist.

Prep Instructions:
Purchase Fleet Prep Kit #2 in a local pharmacy, and follow 18-hour prep instructions.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat the morning of the exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to check kidney function.

Prep Instructions:
All patients scheduled for IVP must have blood work (BUN & Creat) before the exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
All Diabetic patients must hold diabetic medication the morning of the examination until after the survey. If you are taking Glucophage, you can take it the morning of the exam, then discontinue use for 48 hours.

Fasting Requirements:
NPO after midnight the previous evening.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered for bladder/urethra problems.

A catheter is inserted into through the urethra into the bladder and will be filled with contrast. Once the bladder is full, the catheter will be removed, and you will be asked to void. The technologist will take images throughout the exam. Female patients cannot be menstruating for exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat light meals leading up to exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to determine if fallopian tubes are blocked.

Exam is to be done between day 5-9 of menstrual cycle, counting from the first day of their period. No intercourse after first day of period leading up to exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Take 400mg of Advil 30 minutes prior to exam.  Medicine is allowed if taken with a small amount of water.

 

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat light meals leading up to exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to find problems with spinal cord.

Exam is to be done between day 5-9 of menstrual cycle, counting from the first day of their period. No intercourse after first day of period leading up to exam.

Prep Instructions:
You must have a recent CT of the head, no older than 30 days.  You need to have recent blood work, PT/PTT, and INR for this exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
If you are on blood thinner, you will need to stop accordingly: Coumadin – 4 days Heparin – 24 hours Aspirin – 24 hours Any medication not listed, check with technologist.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat light meals leading up to exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to find leaks in the spinal cord and fluid in brain.

Prep Instructions:
You must have a recent CT of the head, no older than 30 days.  You need to have recent blood work, PT/PTT, and INR for this exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
If you are on blood thinner, you will need to stop accordingly: Coumadin – 4 days Heparin – 24 hours Aspirin – 24 hours Any medication not listed, check with technologist.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat light meals leading up to exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to remove fluid from spinal cord.

Prep Instructions:
You must have a recent CT of the head, no older than 30 days.  You need to have recent blood work, PT/PTT, and INR for this exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
If you are on blood thinner, you will need to stop accordingly: Coumadin – 4 days Heparin – 24 hours Aspirin – 24 hours Any medication not listed, check with technologist.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat light meals leading up to exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to check ligaments and tendons around a joint.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

Medicine Restrictions:
Medicine can be taken with a small amount of water.

Fasting Requirements:
You can eat light meals leading up to exam.

Explanation of Exam:
This test is ordered to check ligaments and tendons around a joint.

Prep Instructions:
Let us know why your doctor is ordering exam. Be sure to speak to the Radiologist before scheduling the exam.

Scheduled Times:
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Arrival Time:
Please be at the Radiology Department/Outpatient Registration a minimum of 30 minutes before your exam.

When Blood Work Is Needed:
Blood work is needed for all patients over 60 years old. In addition, please tell us if you are a diabetic, hypertensive or have kidney problems. If you have diabetes, hypertension or have kidney problems, you must have blood work done prior to the exam, particularly a BUN, Creatinine, and GFR. (The technologists need this information to determine if you can have the contrast. If the levels are out of normal range, the kidneys may not filter the contrast.) If you have had blood work within the previous 14 days, you do not need a new test. Just call the doctor for a copy of the results. If not, you will need a prescription for the blood work and will either have to come in the day before or the morning of. The exam will not be performed without the results.

If You Have Allergies:
If you are having a contrast exam, please tell us what types of allergies, if any, you have. Allergies to shellfish and iodine are especially important to know.

This exam is no longer available in X-Ray; see Ultrasound, CT or Nuclear Medicine.

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