CT Examination

Preparation

Neck
  • Fasting for 4 hours prior to examination
Chest
Abdomen and Pelvis (also must arrive 30 minutes before appointment to drink 1L of water).
This includes CT examinations dedicated to the liver (“triphasic liver”), pancreas and kidneys scans
All Angiograms
If you are to undergo an examination that requires X-ray dye in conjunction with another that does not (for example, a CT of the lumbar spine and CT of the abdomen and pelvis), then you must also fast for four hours.