No special preparations. X-ray examinations cannot be carried out on pregnant patients. The images are made and results discussed during the normal opening times of the X-ray department.
For optimal image quality, it is important that the examination is carried out on an empty stomach. We therefore ask you to refrain from eating on the morning of the appointment and at most to drink a small glass of liquid. In case of known diabetes and adherence to a special diet, you should consult your doctor beforehand.
No special preparations are usually required for all other sonography examinations.
The examination is carried out either with or without a contrast medium, depending on the question. The contrast medium is injected into a vein in the elbow, the forearm or the back of the hand (intravenous contrast medium). Computer tomography is not suitable for pregnant women.
If you are informed that a contrast medium is required when you make the appointment or in the discussion with the doctor,, we require the following up-to-date laboratory values:
For examination of the abdominal area, in addition to the intravenous contrast medium, it may be necessary for you to also drink a contrast medium to enable good imaging of the stomach and intestines. If required, this will be considered when making the appointment.
Depending on the question, MRT examinations are carried out with or without a contrast medium. Whether or not a contrast medium is required will be decided before or during the examination. Because of this, we require the
The findings should not be more than three months old on the day of examination.
Under certain circumstances, an MRT cannot be carried out:
1. Bone scintigraphy:
Please bring the following previous images:
2. Thyroid scintigraphy:
3. Lung scintigraphy:
4. Kidney scintigraphy:
In addition, for Captopril kidneys (due to high blood pressure):
5. Myocardial scintigraphy:
6. DAT Scan:
7. Leukocytes / Immunoscintigraphy:
8. Parathyroid scintigraphy:
9. Oesophagus scintigraphy: