My Appointment Information

MRI and CT Abilene, Texas

MRI
(MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING - NO RADIATION)

CLOTHING

  • Wear loose comfortable clothes with little to no metal on them (includes zippers, underwire bras etc...)
  • Scrubs are available if needed

REMOVE

  • Removable pumps, hearing devices and pain stimulators
  • Medicine patches of any kind, jewelry, and piercings
  • Don't wear glitter body lotion

PREP

  • Take all prescriptions as directed
  • MRI Abdomen ONLY: Nothing by mouth (food, drink, etc...) for 6 to 8 hours prior to your scan
  • All other MRI exams: No prep is required, you can continue daily routine

BRING

  • ID
  • Insurance Card(s)
  • Implant Card(s) - Information about implants
  • Form of payment

SCAN / STUDY TIMES

  • Non-Contrasting studies last approximately 30-45 minutes
  • Contrast studies last about 1-1.5 hours

CONTRAST - GADOLINIUM

  • NO medication interactions
  • Drink fluids for 48 hours after the scan to flush contrast out of system

CT
(COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY)

CLOTHING

  • Wear loose comfortable clothes with little to no metal on them (includes zippers, underwire bras etc...).
  • Scrubs are available if needed.

PREP

  • Each exam has a different prep please discuss with office when scheduling to receive prep instructions
  • Abdomen/Pelvis scans usually require nothing by mouth (food, drink, etc...) for 6 to 8 hours prior to your scan time
  • ALLERGIC to iodine (shellfish)? Notify your doctor so you can be pre-medicated
  • Pregnant - Notify your doctor before your exam if there is any chance
  • Take all prescriptions as directed

BRING

  • ID
  • Insurance Card(s)
  • Implant Card(s) - Information about implants
  • Form of payment

SCAN / STUDY TIMES

  • Most CT exams take approximately 5 to 15 minutes

IV CONTRAST - ISOVUE

  • Iodine properties - If allergic to iodine or shellfish notify us
  • We recommend that if you take any glucophage, metformin or glucovance that you DO NOT take it for 48 hours AFTER your CT scan.
  • Drink fluids for 48 hours after the scan to flush contrast out of system


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MRI Scan Forms

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CT Scan Forms

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