Abdominal Ultrasound

Abdominal ultrasounds are ordered by your physician in one of the following types:

  • 1. Abdominal ultra sound complete. This includes liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder, biliary tree, kidney, aorta, bladder and nodes.
  • 2. Abdominal ultrasound limited. This includes liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder.
  • 3. Kidney/renal ultrasound. This includes kidneys, aorta, bladder, and nodes
  • 4. Organ specific. This could be one organ in specific such as the liver or gallbladder.

Prep before procedure

 Food and Drink: Do not eat or drink 8 hours prior to your procedure.

 If you need to take medications, please do so with a small amount of water. 

When to arrive: 10 minutes prior to your appointment time 

What to bring with you: 

 Insurance Card

 Driver’s License

 Prescription from your doctor

What to wear: Comfortable, loose clothing.

After the procedure: No restrictions on activity or diet. You can go about your normal activities.

Exam results: Ultrasound procedures are read by our Board Certified Radiologist. The report will be sent to the ordering physician generally within 24-48 hours.