Frequently Asked Questions
Usually no more than 30 minutes, depending on the procedure.
No food 4 hours prior to an Abdominal examination.
A full bladder is required for ultrasound Abdomen examinations.
Only a small needle prick if contrast is required for CT examinations.
Fine Needle Biopsies (FNA) use a needle to obtain the sample under local anaesthetic.
Contrast works as a highlighter around your organs to enhance the images that the Radiologist views and reports on.
The length of time for the report depends on the complexity of the scan, but is usually completed within 2 hours.